KUWAIT ATTACHES GREAT IMPORTANCE TO CLIMATE CHANGE ISSUES – DIPLOMAT

PARIS, Nov 29 (NNN-KUNA) — Kuwait’s Ambassador to France Sami Al-Sulaiman asserted here on Sunday that the State of Kuwait attaches great importance to the issue of climate change and the need to mobilize international efforts in the Paris conference to address its adverse effects in the future.

The ambassador told Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) that the representative of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, will head the Kuwaiti delegation to the 21st Paris Climate Change Conference to be held in Paris from November 30 to December 11.

He said that Kuwait’s participation in the Paris Conference with a high-level delegation demonstrates an expression of the solidarity of the State of Kuwait with France, which suffered terrorist attacks this month that claimed the lives of a large number of innocent people.

He added that Kuwait’s participation in the conference also aims to emphasize the great attention given by the State of Kuwait to the issue of climate change and the importance of facing its adverse effects, reflecting ongoing efforts to reach a clean and safe environment under the umbrella of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

آ آ آ The Ambassador hoped that the Paris summit would yield positive results to achieve the desired objectives.

آ He added that the Kuwaiti delegation includes First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Deputy Foreign Minister Khalid Al-Jarallah, Director of the office of First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ambassador Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah, Kuwait’s Ambassador to France Sami Al-Suleiman, Assistant Foreign Minister for Legal Affairs Ambassador Ghanim Al-Ghanim, Director General of the Environment Public Authority (EPA) Sheikh Abdullah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah as well as senior officials in the Diwan of His Highness the Prime Minister, Foreign Ministry, EPA and the Ministry of Oil.–NNN-KUNA