KUWAIT, Sept 20 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Seef Palace Monday Minister of Information and Culture and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Abdulrahman Al-Mutairi and honorary chairperson of Kuwait Disabled Sport Club Sheikha Sheikha Abdullah Al-Khalifa Al-Sabah.
They were accompanied by Ahmad Neqa Al-Mutairi who won the 100m wheelchair silver medal race and Faisal Mubarak Suror who won the bronze in the Shop Put, at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.
His Highness the Amir praised the achievements of Al-Mutairi and Suror who defied all obstacles to win the medals.
Following the audience, Sheikha Sheikha said His Highness the Amir congratulated the athletes for their victories.
She said Kuwait was represented by three athletes at the Paralympics, two of them won medals, considering this an "outstanding achievement" which would have never happened without a government and public support.
Al-Mutairi said they were honored to meet His Highness the Amir who congratulated "us for this accomplishment."
Suror said His Highness the Amir honored them with this meeting and he was asking about their needs.
Meanwhile, His Highness the Amir also received Minister of Al-Mutairi who was accompanied by Engineer Jenan Essam Al-Shehab who won the gold medal at the World Genius Convention (WGC) held in Japan in 2021, as well as winning the gold medal at the 2021 DA VINCI International Innovation and Invention Expo.
His Highness the Amir praised her achievements and wished her success.
Afater the audience, Al-Shehab said she was honored to meet His Highness the Amir and this reception would motivate her to seek further accomplishments.
"His words touched my heart ... and Inshallah the best is yet to come," said Al-Shehab won won six international gold medals. (end)