"Al-Abdullah: Albabtain Foundation is a Gathering Place for Arab Poets and Intellectuals"
March 27, 2017
Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah, the Kuwaiti Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs and Acting Minister of Information, stated in remarks to journalists on the occasion of the launch of the activities of the Arab Poetry Spring Festival organized by the Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain Cultural Foundation at the Albabtain Central Library for Arab Poetry: "I have the honor of attending the opening of the 10th edition of the Arab Poetry Spring Festival on behalf of His Highness the Prime Minister. Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain Award for Arab Poetry has become a prominent symbol for the convergence of Arab poets and intellectuals in Kuwait."
Al-Abdullah expressed his delight in attending the festival's 10th edition and listening to authentic Arab poetry. He added, "The event is also accompanied by the launch of significant and important publications, such as the great Epic of the Arabs, which features contributions from over 100 poets who sing the praises of Arab heritage based on a love for peace among all peoples." He extended his gratitude to those involved in this endeavor, wishing poet Abdulaziz Albabtain and his pioneering cultural Foundation continued progress and prosperity in their service to Arab poetry and culture.