I- Incentive Awards
In 1989, the poet Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain achieved his dream of establishing a cultural foundation dedicated to celebrating and honoring poets by presenting them with awards. The Foundation regularly grants 14 awards in the fields of poetry, literary and linguistic studies, and historical studies related to Arabic language culture.
The awards are as follows:
A- Awards Dedicated to Poetry:
1- Honorary Award for Poetic Creativity: A recognition award valued at fifty thousand US dollars ($50,000), given to a poet who has significantly enriched the Arabic poetic movement. The award is not subject to arbitration but follows a special mechanism overseen by the Chairman of the Foundation, based on nominations from its Board of Trustees.
Award for Creativity in Poetry Criticism: Valued at forty thousand US dollars ($40,000), awarded to a poetic critic who has made a remarkable contribution in analyzing poetic texts or provided a new perspective on a poetic or linguistic phenomenon in Arabic poetry, based on scientific foundations.
Best Poetry Collection Award: Valued at twenty thousand US dollars ($20,000), awarded to the author of the best poetry collection published in classical Arabic within the past five years.
Best Poem Award: Valued at ten thousand US dollars ($10,000), awarded to the author of the best poem published in classical Arabic within the past five years.
Best Youth Poetry Collection Award: Valued at ten thousand US dollars ($10,000), awarded to the author of the best poetry collection published in classical Arabic by youth aged under thirty-five (35) years.
Best Youth Poem Award: Valued at five thousand US dollars ($5,000), awarded to the author of the best poem published in classical Arabic by youth aged under thirty-five (35) years.
Albabtain Kuwaiti Award for Arabic Poetry in Palestine: Valued at ten thousand US dollars ($10,000), awarded specifically to Palestinian youth residing in the territories occupied in 1948, aged under thirty-five (35) years.
B- Albabtain Award for Young Poets in Collaboration with the Egyptian Sawt Al-Arab Radio:
1- The First Prize (valued at six thousand Dollars $6000)
2- The Second Prize (valued at three thousand Dollars $3000)
3- The Third Prize (valued at one thousand and five hundred Dollars $1500)
4- The Fourt Prize (valued at seven hundred and fifty Dollars $750)
C- Intellectual Awards:
1- The Gold Commemorative Medal of the Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain Cultural Foundation for Dialogue of Civilizations and Peaceful Coexistence.
2- Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain Award (Descendants of Imam Al-Bukhari), valued at one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000), which aims to affirm the authentic cultural connections between the Arab nation and the independent Islamic countries in Central Asia, separate from the Soviet Union.
3- Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain Award for Historical and Cultural Studies in Andalusia, valued at thirty thousand dollars ($30,000), dedicated to the role of villages and cities in Andalusia that contributed to the creation of the Arab-Islamic civilization in Andalusia.
II- Literary Seminars, Scientific and Intellectual Conferences
The Foundation, under the guidance of its Chairman, Mr. Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain, organized a significant number of seminars and events. Through these events, hundreds of studies, research papers, literary, critical, and linguistic publications were presented, contributing to the advancement of scientific research in the field of Arabic language and literature.
Among the most noteworthy events organized by the Foundation are:
A- Prize Distribution Sessions:
Since the third poetic session of the Foundation in 1992, the Chairman of the Foundation called for each session to be named after an Arab poet with significant creative experience. Each of these sessions celebrates their poetry and holds an in-depth literary seminar about their work and the issues related to poetry and the Arabic language in their era. Alongside these seminars, special books dedicated to their literary heritage are published.
The following are the editions of these events:
- Third Session: Mahmoud Sami Al-Baroudi Session, Cairo, 1992
- Fourth Session: Aboul-Qacem Echebbi Session, Fez, Morocco, 1994
- Fifth Session: Ahmed Mishari Al-Adwani Session, Abou Dhabi, 1996
- Sixth Session: Al-Akhtal Al-Saghir Session, Beirut, 1998
- Seventh Session: Abu Firas Al-Hamdani Session, Algeria, 2000
- Eighth Session: Ali bin Al-Moqarrab Al-Ayouni, Manama, 2002
- Ninth Session: Ibn Zaydoun Session, Cordoba, Spain, 2004
- Tenth Session: Shawqi and Lamartine Session, Paris, France, 2006
- Eleventh Session: Albabtain’s Encyclopedia of Arabic Poets in the 19th and 20th Centuries, Kuwait, 2008
- Twelfth Session: Khalil Mutran and Mohammed Ali/ Mak Dizdar Session, Sarajevo/Bosnia, 2010
- Fourteenth Session: Abu Tammam Al-Ta‘I Session, Marrakesh, 2014
Around 2,000 poets, researchers, and linguistic critics from different Arab countries participated in these sessions, presenting about 170 literary and linguistic research papers. Extensive discussions were held on language and literary issues, resulting in the publication of 155 books.
B- Poetry Forums:
The Foundation organized 7 poetry forums, which were as follows:
- Laayoune Poetic Forum, Laayoune City, Kingdom of Morocco, 1997
- Muhammad bin La'abun Poetry Forum, Kuwait, 1997
- Saadi Al-Shirazi Poetry Forum, Tehran / Shiraz, 2000
- Al-Raheel & Al-Milad Poetry Forum "Abdullah Al-Faraj and Amin Nakhla", Kuwait, 2001
- Kuwait’s First Forum on Arabic Poetry in Iraq, Kuwait, 2005
- Mohammad Abdulmunem Khafaji and Adnan Al-Shayji Poetry Forum, Cairo, Egypt, 2009
- ‘Poetry Towards Peaceful Coexistence’ Poetry Forum, Dubai, 2011
Around 1,300 poets, linguistic and literary researchers, critics, and journalists participated in these forums, presenting about 50 research papers on various topics related to poetry, criticism, and Arabic language issues.
C- Arab Poetry Spring Festival:
In 2008, the Chairman of the Foundation launched the initiative to celebrate the World Poetry Day under the title "Arab Poetry Spring Festival." This festival is held annually in March at the Albabtain Central Library for Arab Poetry in Kuwait. The Foundation has organized twelve festivals so far, with the exception of two consecutive years due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Foundation has also issued ninety-two (92) books and poetry collections during these annual festivals, most of which are dedicated to the honored poets. It organized seminars discussing their poetry. Some of the poets who have been celebrated during these festival seasons include Ghazi Al-Qusaibi and Ahmad Al-Saqaf (2011), Abdullah Zakaria Al-Ansari and Muhiyyuddin Khurayyif (2012), Abdullah Sinan and the Prairie Poet "Mohammed Al-Sayyid Shihatah" (2013), Muhammad Al-Fayez and Omar Abu Risha (2014), Rashid Al-Saif and Abdullah Al-Khalili (2015), Badr Shakir Al-Sayyab and Suleiman Al-Jar Allah (2016), Ya'qub Al-Rashid and Moustafa Wahbi Al-Tel (2017), Dr. Su'ad Al-Sabah and Dr. Thurya Al-Urayyid (2018), the poet Karim Al-Iraqi (2019), Ibn Sanaa Al-Mulk and Ibn Maleek Al-Hamawi (2020).
D- Arab Poetry Spring Festival:
The Foundation made significant contributions to the celebrations of some Arab and Islamic cities being chosen as Capitals of Culture. Its contributions included printing dozens of books and organizing numerous literary seminars and poetry evenings. Some of the prominent Arab and Islamic cities where the Foundation participated are as follows:
1 - Makkah, Capital of Islamic Culture for the year 1426 AH.
2 - Aleppo, Capital of Islamic Culture for the year 1427 AH.
3 - Isfahan, Capital of Islamic Culture for the year 1427 AH.
4 - Algiers, Capital of Arab Culture for the year 2007.
5 - Damascus, Capital of Arab Culture for the year 2008.
6 - Jerusalem, Capital of Arab Culture for the year 2009.
7 - Doha, Capital of Arab Culture for the year 2010.
8- Najaf in Iraq, Capital of Islamic Culture for the year 2012.
9- Constantine in Algeria, Capital of Arab Culture for the year 2015
During these celebrations, the Foundation presented thirty-five (35) books as part of its contributions.
E- Seminars on Dialogue of Civilizations:
The Foundation took a pioneering personal initiative from its Chairman, Mr. Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain, to focus on the theme of "Dialogue between Cultures and Civilizations", aiming to build cultural bridges with others and present an accurate image of Arabs and Muslims to the global public opinion after the impact of the events of September 11, 2001. Since 2004, it has been organizing its seminars in this field in several Arab and European cities, as follows:
1 - Seminar: "Arab-Islamic Civilization and the West: From Discord to Partnership" in Cordoba, Spain (2004).
2 - Seminar: "Culture and Dialogue of Civilizations" in Paris, France (2006).
3 - Seminar: "Today's World: Cultures and Interests" in Kuwait (2008).
4 - Seminar: "Dialogue of Civilizations in a Different World Order: Diversity and Harmony" in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (2010).
5 - Seminar: "Arab-European Dialogue in the Twenty-First Century: Towards a Shared Vision" in Brussels, Belgium (2013).
6 - Seminar: "Our World is One, and the Challenges Ahead are Shared" in Oxford, United Kingdom (2015).
F- Forums on World Peace:
A- As part of cooperation with the United Nations in the framework of the Culture of Peace Development Program, the Chairman of the Foundation initiated two joint seminars in collaboration with the International Peace Institute (IPI) on the sidelines of the United Nations High-Level Forum in New York:
1- The first seminar was held under the title "Developing a Culture of Peace" on September 1, 2017.
2- The second seminar was held under the title "Culture of Peace...Towards a Real Path to Support Peace" on September 5, 2018.
B- The Chairman of the Foundation called for launching the initiative of the World Forum for the Culture of Just Peace, and two world forums were organized in this context with distinguished participation from heads of states and world leaders:
1- The First World Forum for Peace: This forum was held at the International Court of Justice - Peace Palace, The Hague, Kingdom of the Netherlands in June 2019, under the theme: "Peace Education for the Protection of Cultural Heritage."
2- The Second World Forum for a Culture of Just Peace: Malta - March 2022, was held under the theme "Leadership for Just Peace."
C- Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain Chair for Peace in Europe:
In pursuit of the "Culture of Peace for the Security of Future Generations" project, the Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain Chair for Peace in Europe was inaugurated on November 22, 2017, at the Third University of Roma Tre. During the opening, the Chairman of the Foundation, Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain, presented a vision for the Chair based on the proposal approved by the United Nations General Assembly.
The mission of the chair includes:
- Teaching students the established principles of peace, expanding and developing them.
- Training and empowering students with specialized skills to achieve peace.
- Contributing to the eradication of terrorism and extremist ideologies.
As a result of these profound activities spearheaded by Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain, the Foundation issued 17 Curricula on Teaching the Fundamentals of a Just Peace. These Curricula are designed for students from kindergarten to universities and have been approved by the United Nations for teaching after a review by technical experts within the international organization in 2017. The Foundation has printed and published these curricula in both Arabic and English.
III- Education and Culture
A- Saud Albabtain Kuwaiti Scholarship for Postgraduate Studies:
Chairman of the Foundation, Mr Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain, established this Scholarship in 1974 with the aim of disseminating knowledge and providing assistance to students facing financial difficulties in continuing their education. The Scholarship also seeks to encourage talented students to pursue their higher studies and obtain a master and a doctoral degree from universities around the world. The Scholarship fully covers all expenses of the students throughout their academic journey.
The Scholarship offers 400 scholarships annually to students from Central Asian, African, Arab countries, as well as Balkan and European countries. The number of students benefiting from the Scholarship has reached over ten thousand (10,000) students, some of whom study at Al-Azhar University in Cairo, where they learn the Arabic language to pursue studies in various other disciplines. The Foundation provides support to ensure their academic progress in any chosen field of study.
B- Training Courses:
Starting from September 23, 2000, Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain added another activity to the Foundation's endeavors, which involved organizing free training courses in prosody, poetic appreciation, the art of eloquence, Arabic language skills, and training for radio and media broadcasters. The aim was to empower the Arabic language and nurture talented individuals in its literature.
Until 2017, the Foundation had organized 419 training courses in collaboration with 43 universities across Arab countries, Asia, Africa, Europe, and the United States. These courses graduated a total of 24,964 participants.
C- Albabtain Academy for Arabic Poetry:
1- Albabtain Academy for Arabic Poetry began its activities in January 2017 by organizing free poetry creativity training courses for all segments of society, attracting students from diverse nationalities such as Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Iran, Senegal, Indonesia, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Palestine, and Jordan.
2- The Academy launched the "Diploma in Poetry Creativity" program in collaboration with the International Academy of Poetry in Verona, Italy, starting from October 2017 to May 2018. The first batch of students, numbering 73, successfully completed the program.
3- The Academy also offered special courses to teach Arabic language to non-Arabic speaking diplomats from foreign embassies residing in Kuwait. The course ran from October 2017 to May 2018 and attracted 130 diplomats from over 30 foreign embassies in Kuwait.
Albabtain Academy for Arabic Poetry continues to deliver courses and curricula taught by a select elite of academics.
D- Albabtain Chairs for Arab Culture in the World:
The Chairman of the Foundation, Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain, firmly believed in the importance of promoting the teaching of the Arabic language and disseminating its customs and culture in European countries. In line with this belief, he initiated the Training Courses Program in 2000, which was further developed in 2017 into the series of Albabtain Chairs for Arabic Culture in several universities in the world.
Each Chair offers courses in teaching Arabic language to non-native speakers throughout the academic year. Additionally, the Chair hosts monthly lectures focusing on the impact of Arabic culture on the culture of the Chair’s hosting country.
These Chairs are:
1- Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain Chair for Arab Culture at the University of Cordoba (Spain) was established in 2004.
2- Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain Chair for Arab Culture at the University of Granada (Spain) was established in 2007.
3- Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain Chair for Arab Culture at the University of Malaga (Spain) was established in 2008.
4- Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain Chair for Arab Culture at the University of Seville (Spain) was established in 2009.
5- Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain Chair for Arab Culture at the University of Nice (France) was established in 2010.
6- Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain Chair for Arab Culture at the University of Rome III (Roma Tre), Italy, was established in 2013.
7- Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain Chair for Arab Culture at Beijing University (China) was established in 2015.
8- Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain-Laudian Chair for Arabic Language at the University of Oxford (United Kingdom) was officially named in honor of the poet Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain in 2016. This recognition was a tribute to his generous donation towards this prestigious chair, which was originally established by William Laud, the Archbishop of Canterbury and former President of the University of Oxford, in 1636.
9- Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain Chair for Arab Culture at the University of Chinguetti (Mauritania) was established in 2016.
10- Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain Chair for Arab Culture at Mogadishu University (Somalia) was established in 2016.
11- Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain Chair for Arab Culture at the University of Palermo (Italy) was established in 2016.
12- Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain Chair for Arab Culture at the University of Sinnar (Sudan) was established in 2016.
13- Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain Chair for Arab Culture at Kara University (Togo) was established in 2017.
14- Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain Chair for Arab Culture at N'Djamena University (Chad) was established in 2017.
15- Aboul-Qacem Echebbi Chair for Poetry was established in collaboration with the Presidency of the Republic of Tunisia and under the patronage of the late President of Tunisia, Beji Caid Essebsi on June 29, 2018.
E- The University Academic Programs:
1- Master's Program in Contemporary Arab Studies at the Autonomous University of Barcelona: The Foundation signed an academic cooperation agreement with the Autonomous University of Barcelona on July 19, 2016, to support the Master's Program in Contemporary Arab Studies. This program is the first of its kind in European universities, being the only one in the continent that exclusively uses Arabic as the language of instruction for the "Master's in Contemporary Arab Studies." It is aimed at Spanish and European students interested in conducting research on Arab culture.
2- Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain Department for Arabic Language Teachers' Training at the University of Comoros in Moroni: Established in 2017, this department is dedicated to preparing Arabic language teachers.
3- Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain Professorship for Arabic Culture at Leiden University in the Netherlands: Established in 2017, this professorship focuses on promoting Arabic culture.
4- Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain Center for Arabic Culture at Yerevan State University in Armenia: Established in 2018, this Center aims to promote Arabic culture in Armenia.
5- The "Albabtain Center - Leiden University" for Arabic Culture in Leiden University, the Netherlands: Opened on October 10, 2018, this Center is dedicated to fostering Arabic culture at Leiden University.
F- Kuwait Center for Arabic and Islamic Studies:
In 2009, the Chairman of the Albabtain Foundation, Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain, established the "Kuwait Center for Arab and Islamic Studies" at the College of Imam Shafi'i at the University of Comoros in Moroni. This initiative was part of the program launched by him to support education and revive the Arabic language in the Comoros Islands, making it more accessible and deeply rooted. In 2010, the Chairman of the Foundation reached an agreement with the President of the Comoros Islands to implement a long-term plan over 15 years to teach the Arabic language to officials, teachers, and citizens in this Arab country, in which the Foundation played a significant role in promoting the Arabic language, including projects like the Arabization of street signs and other cultural projects in the country.
G- Albabtain Fund for Teaching Arabic Language at the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor - United States:
The President of the Albabtain Foundation's dedication was not limited to teaching and promoting the Arabic language in Europe, Africa, and Central Asian countries alone; rather, it extended to encompass the entire world. This commitment led to the establishment of the "Albabtain Fund for Teaching Arabic Language" based on an agreement with the President of the University of Michigan. The purpose of this Fund is to support Arabic language education through regular lectures, various literary and cultural activities, and other initiatives. Additionally, the Fund provides financial support for sending American students to study Arabic at Arab universities.
IV- Encyclopaedias and Publications
In 1991, the Chairman of the Albabtain Foundation, Mr. Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain, launched an ambitious project to document the contemporary poetic scene through a comprehensive encyclopaedia. This encyclopaedia records biographies of poets, samples of their poems, and sources for their studies. The project achieved significant success, which encouraged him to continue working on the Albabtain poetic encyclopaedias, covering the beginnings of Arabic poetry from pre-Islamic times. So far, three versions have been published as part of these encyclopaedias:
A- Albabtain Encyclopaedia of Contemporary Arab Poets:
This Encyclopaedia aims to document the reality of contemporary Arabic poetry and introduce living and contemporary Arab poets, providing a means of communication between Arab poets and supplying researchers with diverse material for artistic and critical studies. The Encyclopaedia consists of ten volumes and includes 2,514 poets.
B- Albabtain Encyclopaedia of Arab Poets in the 19th and 20th Centuries:
This is the second encyclopaedia in the Albabtain series, dedicated to deceased poets of the 19th and 20th centuries, continuing the documentation of the modern Arabic poetic movement. The encyclopaedia comprises 25 volumes and includes 9,518 poets.
C- Albabtain Encyclopaedia of Arab Poets in the Era of States and Emirates (656 - 1215 AH / 1258 - 1800 AD):
This encyclopaedia is the third part of the Foundation’s cultural project, aiming to chronicle the vast poetic scene across time and space. It contains biographies and poetic samples of 9,462 poets who lived during the mentioned period. The encyclopaedia is published in 25 volumes, each consisting of 656 pages.
D- Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain Cultural Foundation is currently working on 2 new encyclopaedias:
- Albabtain Encyclopaedia of Arab Poets in the Abbasid Era
- Albabtain Encyclopaedia of Arab Poets from Pre-Islamic Era to the End of the Umayyad Era
V- Specialized Qualitative Centers
A- Albabtain Translation Center:
The Chairman of the Foundation established the "Albabtain Translation Center" in 2005 with the aim of contributing to the promotion and support of the translation movement between foreign languages and Arabic, and vice versa. The Center has issued numerous important books, particularly in the field of scientific and technological culture.
B- Albabtain Center for Authenticating Poetic Manuscripts:
In 2007, Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain initiated the idea of establishing the "Albabtain Center for the Authenticating Poetic Manuscripts." The Center's original mission focuses on publishing handwritten poetry collections and collected poems, as well as heritage books in which poetry constitutes the main content in scholarly and edited editions. This is contingent upon the condition that these editions are of unpublished books and poetry collections, with the possibility of excluding editions that were previously published in poorly edited or incomplete commercial editions.
A- Albabtain Central Library for Arab Poetry:
This library is the first specialized library in Arab poetry established in the Arab world. It represents a major step in the ambitious project sponsored by the Foundation's patron to elevate Arab poetry to express emotions and aspirations of national hopes.
The library includes:
- Over 123,000 volumes of various references and sources on Arab poetry and literature.
- More than 12,000 volumes of specialized poetry journals and all Arab cultural magazines.
- More than 14,000 manuscripts, both original and digitized.
- More than 4,000 academic theses.
- A large collection of poetic and literary encyclopaedias in both print and electronic forms.
- The library is continuously and actively updated to keep up with new publications from all regions.
- Additionally, Mr. Abdulkareem Saud Albabtain donated his private library, which includes tens of thousands of volumes, manuscripts, and journals, including rare books in terms of their age, content, and uniqueness. This collection was gathered over more than forty years and has been housed in a special place within the Library building.
B- Albabtain Kuwaiti Library in Jerusalem:
As part of Mr. Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain's support for the people of Jerusalem and Palestine and his advocacy for justice and rights, he personally established the Albabtain Kuwaiti Library at the College of Arts in Al-Quds University. The library supports research in Arabic literature and other literatures of different nations, allowing Palestinian intellectuals to access publications by their Arab counterparts outside Palestine.
VII- Building Schools
Mr. Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain continued his commitment to education through various means, including full donations for establishing more than 25 schools, colleges, and institutes in several countries. These donations were made with the condition of preserving the name of the educational institution and teaching the Arabic language.
Some of these institutions include:
- Kuwait Secondary School in Al-Nozha district, Alexandria, Egypt.
- King Fahd Secondary School in Heliopolis, Cairo, Egypt.
- Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah Secondary School in Al-Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt.
- Kuwaiti-Moroccan Brotherhood Secondary School in Guelmim, Morocco.
- Sheikh Mohammed Amin Al-Shanqiti Secondary School in Basra, Iraq.
- Kuwait School in Darnaka, south of Cairo, Egypt.
- Kuwaiti-Moroccan Friendship School in Marrakech, Morocco.
- Kuwait School in Kyrgyzstan.
- Prince Ahmed Bin Abdulaziz School in Bamako, Republic of Mali.
- Kuwait School in Kidal, Republic of Mali.
- Kuwait School in Quetta, Pakistan.
- Kuwait School in Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan.
- Kuwait School in Karabakh refugee camps in Azerbaijan.
- Kuwaiti-Algerian Brotherhood School in El-Aghwat, Algeria.
- Kuwait School in Qadiaty Governorate, Republic of Georgia.
- Kuwaiti Abdulrahman Albabtain College for Islamic Studies in Shimkent, Kazakhstan.
- Kuwaiti Saud Albabtain College of Arts at Aligarh Muslim University in India.
- Abdulrahman Saud Albabtain Kuwaiti Institutes for Eastern Languages at the University of Joy in Kyrgyzstan.
- Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Secondary School in Mongolia.
VIII- Humanitarian Projects
In addition to his interest in poetry, culture, literature, education, and cultural dialogue, poet Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain showed a special concern for humanitarian work by establishing civil society projects in many countries, including:
1- Saud Abdulaziz Albabtain Center for Burns and Plastic Surgery in Kuwait (donated the building and equipment to the Ministry of Health for administration, providing free services to citizens).
2- Kuwaiti Medical Center in the city of "Al-Hamidiyah" in southern Iran.
3- "Saud Albabtain" Wedding Hall in Riyadh, where families with limited income can hold weddings free of charge.
4- Kuwait Cultural Multipurpose Hall in Tulkarm, Palestine.
5- He also initiated the construction and renovation of several places of worship in Arab and Islamic countries, including three mosques in the Republic of Mali in Africa.