UN THANKS KUWAIT FOR HOSTING 3RD INTERNATIONAL SYRIAN DONOR’S CONFERENCE

KUWAIT, Feb 9 – UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, Sunday, thanked the Kuwaiti Amir, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, for Kuwait’s hosting of the 3rd international donors’ conference, to help the Syrian people.

Ban appreciated the Amir’s approval to host the conference, which Kuwait would be hosting for the third time, a move that boost Kuwait’s leading humanitarian efforts.

Ban, who commended the Amir’s humanitarian endeavours, briefed Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad, over the “tragic” living conditions of the Syrian refugees.

The Amir thanked Ban for his phone call and said, Kuwait was happy to host the 3rd conference, due on Mar 31.

The Amir wished success for the conference, in order to alleviate suffering of internally-displaced people and refugees.

Kuwait hosted the first and second donors’ conferences in 2013 and 2014, contributing USD 800 million for the Syrian people.

Donors pledged some USD 3.9 billion.

SOURCE: KUNA