KUWAIT: Kuwait's first Youth Media Forum opened yesterday at Kuwait University's main campus. The event is taking place under the patronage of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, who was represented at yesterday's opening ceremony by the minister of oil and of information, Sheikh Ahmad Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah. A number of prominent dignitaries also attended the opening event, including education minister Dr. Moudhi Al Humoud and several media figures.
In his inaugural speech delivered on HH the Amir's behalf, Sheikh Ahmad Al-Abdullah said that the forum attains special importance through its efforts to familiarize them with the ever-changing scientific and professional realities of the present day. He stressed that this puts a great responsibility on the authorities to ensure that younger generations will be encouraged to keep these issues in the forefront of their minds both in the short and long term.