Kuwait plants a tree for world peace in Oxford University

By Khaled Al-Daihani

OXFORD, Britain, June 2 (KUNA) — Chairman of Abdulaziz Saud Al-Babtain Cultural Foundation, Poet Abdulaziz Saud Al-Babtain has planted a tree for world peace at Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies. This tree is gifted from the people of Kuwait as an expression of love to peace and to the University of Oxford, he told KUNA, adding that this tree may stay for 100 years, or even 1000 years.
He stressed that Kuwaitis and Arabs are peace loving people.
This ceremony, which is attended by several world renowned intellectuals and thinkers led by American philosopher Noam Chomsky, sends a message to the world that Kuwaitis and Arabs are supporting world peace and are willing to work and cooperate with anyone for the same cause, he told KUNA.
He shed lights on His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah humanitarian activities toward people in need across the world.
Kuwait’s Amir effective humanitarian activities have qualified him to be proclaimed by the UN as a “Humanitarian Leader” and to name Kuwait as a “Humanitarian Center”, Al-Babtain said.
Furthermore, Naom Chomsky told KUNA, despite the problems in the Middle East, Kuwait is an outstanding example of the nation that loves and spreads peace culture worldwide.
Chomsky hailed honoring him by Al-Babtain Foundation asserting this recognition is an indication of Kuwait’s effort to spread humanitarian ethics which gets people from all over the world together.
Meanwhile, Kuwait Ambassador to the United Kingdom Khaled Al-Duwaisan lauded Al-Babtain Cultural Foundation’s move which shows Kuwait’s role in bringing peace to the world.
“When Kuwait is mentioned in any international forum you hear appreciations from different participants due to its outstanding diplomatic and humanitarian role.” (end) maa.mys