‘HH believed in importance of projects directed at youth’
KUWAIT CITY, Oct 1: The business community recalled the vision of His Highness the late Amir Sheikh Sabah A l – Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah in support of the economy, describing it as a bulwark; thanks to what it contained in terms of effective solutions and permanent initiatives in providing economic solutions that benefit the country’s economic sectors in a comprehensive manner, reports Al-Rai daily. The business said the march of the late Amir in the renaissance of Kuwait, economically and humanely, is long and protracted.
They pointed out that His Highness succeeded, during a long journey of giving, to make Kuwait an oasis of security and stability, in the midst of extremely difficult and complex circumstances. They indicated that His Highness believed in the importance of projects directed at youth, strengthening their role and granting them all facilities to contribute to building a sustainable future for Kuwait, and worked tirelessly to transform Kuwait into a leading regional financial center.
They pointed out that His Highness the late Amir worked to keep the wheel of the economy moving, and to strengthen the role of the private sector in supporting development by diversifying sources of income and overcoming obstacles, and easing bureaucracy in front of investors, stating that Sheikh Sabah’s economic fingerprints were clear in the national economy, thanks to his ambition and the dream to transform Kuwait into a financial and commercial center in the region.
Former chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ali Muhammad Thunayan Al-Ghanim said, “His Highness the late Sheikh Sabah was a distinguished man with a vision that you rarely find in other people and who has distinguished attitudes towards Kuwait and its people that have prevented it from entering into the problems in the Middle East during the past years. He was distinguished by the respect of most countries of the world. His naming the Leader of Humanity by the United Nations is a source of pride for Kuwait and its people, he said.
The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Commercial Bank of Kuwait, Sheikh Ahmad Duaij Al-Sabah, said that His Highness, the late Amir of Kuwait, was known as the first supporter of the banking and financial sector, and the main contributor to quickly getting out of the repercussions of the 2008 global financial crisis, thanks to his insightful vision, effective solutions and permanent initiatives in providing economic solutions that it is in the interest of the state’s economic sectors in a comprehensive manner.
The CEO of the National Bank of Kuwait in Kuwait, Salah Al-Fulaij, said, “We have lost one of the most loyal Kuwaiti men throughout history, and one of the most prominent leaders of security and peace in the world. Al-Fulaij added, “Our late Amir was one of the pillars of the state from the declaration of independence until his death. He succeeded during a long journey of giving in making Kuwait an oasis of security and stability, amid extremely difficult and complex conditions.
The Executive Vice- President of the National Bank of Kuwait Group, Sheikha Al-Bahr, said that the world lost with the death of His Highness the late Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, a brilliant leader and wise man who devoted his life to the service of his people and his nation and the service of all humanity. Al-Bahar added, “The visionary left us, and we have lost a national leader who has defined the path of modern Kuwait’s development and renaissance in all fields, and his sincere historical positions in the service of his country and nation will remain eternal in the memory of generations.”
The CEO of the Commercial Bank of Kuwait, Ilham Mahfouz, explained that His Highness the late Amir was an open economic thinker, who contributed to enhancing the performance of all economic sectors in the country and enhancing the business environment in the local market through his keenness to direct support to all business sectors and facilitate their work.
The late Amir believed in the importance of projects directed at youth, enhancing their role and giving them all the facilities to contribute to building a sustainable future for Kuwait, and he also worked to transform Kuwait into a leading regional financial center, he said. CEO of GMC Behbehani Company, Adel Behbehani, said that His Highness the late Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad was like the compassionate father to all the people of Kuwait, and explained that he always asked about his acquaintances and followed their news and conditions when meeting with him on every occasion.
The Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kuwait Airways, Captain Ali Al-Dukhan, mourned the death of the late leader of humanity, His Highness the late Amir of the country Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad. Al-Dukhan said, “On my own behalf and on behalf of my brothers, members of the (Kuwaiti) board of directors and all of its employees, the company regrets the loss of the Amir of the country and its dear father, the Prince of Humanity, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad, may God rest his soul in peace.