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UNHCR: Kuwait left strong imprint on global humanitarian efforts

KUWAIT, Sept 19 (KUNA) -- Kuwait has left a strong imprint on global humanitarian efforts, benefiting and helping millions of refugees worldwide, said a UN official Sunday.
In a statement to KUNA after meeting with Secretary General of Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) Maha Al-Barjas, the representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to Kuwait, Nasreen Al-Rubaian affirmed that the GCC country was not reserved in terms of assisting the UNHCR and its missions.
While visiting the KRCS headquarter, Al-Rubaian indicated that her meeting with the society's officials was part of the UNHCR's efforts in bolstering cooperation with regional and international humanitarian entities.
The meeting with Al-Barjas focused on venues to boost coordination in service of those in need worldwide, she indicated.
On her part, Al-Barjas affirmed that the KRCS was committed to its mission in helping refugees globally, expressing eagerness to further enhance cooperation with the UNHCR in this regard.
The increase of suffering and disasters in the world required increasing efforts by humanitarian organizations to meet challenges and address crises, indicated Al-Barjas who stressed the important role played by Kuwaiti government and non-government bodies in boosting international humanitarian efforts. (end) ak.gta