ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Oct 25 he Embassy of Kuwait in Pakistan presented a check of USD 0.5 million, as an imminent financial assistance to a leading Pakistani university, in the federal capital Islamabad.

Kuwait’s ambassador in Islamabad, Nawaf Abdul Aziz Al Enezi, handed over the check to the President of the International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI), Dr. Ahmad Yousif Al-Draiweesh, in a ceremony at the Kuwait Embassy.

In an interview with KUNA, the Kuwaiti Ambassador, said that, IIUI enjoyed the care and attention by Dr. Ahmad, who is following in the footsteps of the Amir, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Al-Sabah.

Al Enezi said that Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, is leading an active role in the services of the issues of the Islamic nation, not only in Pakistan but also in the whole world.

He said, “Ihe Amir became a beacon for the Islamic world in humanitarian work, and an example of generosity.”

The Ambassador praised the efforts by the Saudi national president of IIUI, in the field of science and culture, offered by the university for the children of the Muslim ummah.

He also lauded the university president’s brotherly relations linking Saudi Arabia with Kuwait.

The IIUI President, in a statement to KUNA said, “We at the IIUI warmly appreciate the generous support and help provided through the Embassy of Kuwait. Kuwait has a longstanding history of cooperation with the International Islamic University and construction of Kuwait Hostel in the university is a clear indicator in this regard.”

He further said that, on behalf of IIUI, “I am thankful to the Amir of Kuwait, his Deputy, Government of Kuwait and the Ambassador of Kuwait in Islamabad, for their cooperation with this university, which is one of the leading academic institutions in the Muslim world.”