KUWAIT, May 6 (KUNA) -- Kuwait will receive the flag bearing the logo of the "Capital of Arab Youth" from Morocco on Monday, Director of the Public Authority of Youth (PAY) Abdulrahman Al-Mutairi has said.
Celebrations of "Kuwait Capital of Arab Youth of 2017" are to take off here on May 15, with a variety of youth activities, he added in a press release on Saturday.
Al-Mutairi will attend the hand-over ceremony of the flag in Rabat on behalf of the Minister of Commerce and Industry and Acting Minister of State for Youth Affairs Khaled Al-Roudan.
The higher organizing committee of the "Kuwait Capital of Arab Youth of 2017" has prepared a plenty of activities and contests, cultural, artistic, social, sports and youth, in addition to youth conferences and forums.
The events that will run through the year, are meant to contribute effectively to empowering the Arab youth through investing their energies and encouraging them to work and innovate for achieving development in their countries, Al-Mutairi said.
The majority of the Arab population is from youth and Kuwait has a leading experience in working for youth, he noted.
The Kuwaiti leadership is very keen on youth and is giving them priority as the basic power for developing societies, Al-Mutairi said.
During his visit to Morocco, the PAY chief will attend the Arab forum on "youth civil society organizations and their role for achieving sustainable development." (end)