Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) issued here on Wednesday a book titled "Leader of the Humanitarian Work" discussing His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah's pioneering role in alleviating the suffering of people affected by natural and man-made disasters. KRCS' Board Chairman Dr. Hilal Al-Sayer said in remarks to KUNA today that this book reflects the bright image of the humanitarian work of His Highness the Amir, documenting a number of humanitarian initiatives of His Highness the Amir.
It also discussed the honoring of His Highness the Amir by the United Nations (UN) and granting him the title of "Humanitarian Leader" in recognition of the leading role Kuwait plays in this field, he said. The book also tackled the donations offered by Kuwait to countries and international humanitarian institutions serving people in need in all parts of the world, he added.
The book mentioned Kuwait's hosting of three donors' conferences for Syria, and the remarkable role of His Highness the Amir in dealing with such crisis and means to resolve it, as it constitutes a great threat to the region and the whole world, he added. It tackled the latest donations offered by Kuwait to Palestine, Yemen, Iraq, and the keenness of His Highness the Amir that such relief would immediately reach people suffering in their war torn countries, he said.
The book talked about the support His Highness the Amir offers to KRCS to aid to people in need, which reflects His highness' deep wisdom, he added.
The title granted to His Highness the Amir as a "Humanitarian Leader" is an unprecedented event in the UN, besides naming Kuwait a "Humanitarian Center", Al-Sayer affirmed. His Highness the Amir's great achievement at the Arab and international arenas is a source of great pride to the Kuwaiti people, he said.