KUWAIT, March 31 (KUNA) -- First Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah met President of the International Committee of the Red Cross Peter Maurer on Tuesday.
The encounter was held in Kuwait following the Third International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria.
The ICRC chief hailed Kuwait's leading role in assisting nations affected by conflict and hazards, and its support of his humanitarian society.
Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled, for his part, praised the ICRC's effective role as part of a tripartite committee tasked with the matter of Kuwaiti POWs and missing persons since the 1991 Iraqi invasion of Kuwait.
The encounter was attended by the Director of the Office of the First Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister, Ambassador Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah, Director of Ceremonies Dhari Al-Ajran, Kuwait's permanent envoy to the UN in Geneva Jamal Al-Ghunaim, Deputy Director of the Office of the First Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister, Saleh Al-Loghani and other ministry officials. (end)