KUALA LUMPUR, April 7 (KUNA) -- Charge d'Affaires of Kuwait's embassy in Cambodia Mutib Al-Usaimi has taken part in a ceremony held to lay the foundation stone of the second expansion project at the Kuwait Islamic Institute for Girls in the East Asian Kingdom.
The ceremony was attended by deputy governor of the Tboung Khmum province where the Institute is located, and deputy head of the Southeast Asia Commission at the Kuwait-based Society of the Revival of Islamic Heritage, Ahmad Humoud Al-Jassar, a statement by the Kuwaiti embassy said on Thursday.
Addressing the ceremony, Al-Usaimi reiterated Kuwait's keenness on continuing support to all charity and humanitarian projects in Cambodia. He also appreciated efforts by the Society of the Revival of Islamic Heritage, in collaboration with Manabaa Al-Khair Charity, implementing and supervising various projects nationwide.
Al-Usaimi lauded bilateral ties with Cambodia on all levels, referring to the efforts lavished by the Cambodian government to streamline procedures for the projects.
For his part, Al-Jassar voiced gratitude to the Kuwaiti government for its continuous support and contribution to the charity and humanitarian work in Cambodia.
Deputy governor of Tboung Khmum expressed deep thanks to the Kuwaiti government and the two societies for their support to the infrastructure, education and cultural sectors in his country.
The Institute project is financed by the government of Kuwaiti, and is being carried out and supervised by the two societies. (end)