(with photos) RAMALLAH, Aug 28 (KUNA) -- The Governorate of Nablus announced on Tuesday that is to name one of its city streets after Kuwaiti poet Abdulaziz Al-Babtain.
A decision had been taken by the previous Nablus Municipality to name one of the city streets after Al-Babtain, Ghassan Shaka'a, Mayor of Nablus, told KUNA, adding that the current city's municipality has reaffirmed that decision.
Shaka'a indicated that his office is currently in the process of choosing a vital and important street in the city that matches Al-Babtain's prolific accomplishments and career at various levels, asserting that the Kuwaiti poet is one of the well-known people in Palestine on national and patriotic levels due to his distinctive role in literature.
Also, he expressed his hope that Al-Babtain, in person, takes part in the inauguration ceremony of the street soon, stressing on importance of honoring the names of writers and poets due to their major contributions in various fields.
In addition, the mayor of Nablus lauded Kuwaiti-Palestinian ties, expressing his appreciation to what had Kuwait provided for Palestine and its cause. (end) nq.tab.ma KUNA 281651 Aug 13NNNN