The Deputy Foreign Minister of State of Kuwait, Mr. Khaled Sulaiman Al-Jarallah has announced their intention to join the international community’s efforts to support Sierra Leone in the wake of the mudslide disaster of 14th August 2017, by pledging $250,000 (Two hundred and fifty thousand United States Dollars) towards the Government of Sierra Leone’s (GOSL) relief efforts.
The pledge was made following appeals launched by the Embassy of the Republic of Sierra Leone in the State of Kuwait headed by the Charge’ d’Affaires Mr. Duwai S. Lungay for victims of the Mudslide and Flood disaster.
The Office of the Deputy Foreign Minister of Kuwait announced the pledge on Wednesday 30th August 2017 on behalf of the Government of the State of Kuwait.
It is expected that the Foreign Ministry of Kuwait would make an immediate remittance of the Kuwaiti Government’s contribution to the Disaster Relief Fund Account.
The Charge’ d’Affaires, on behalf of His Excellency Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, the Government and People of Sierra Leone, thanked the Assistant Foreign Minister in the office of the Deputy Foreign Minister who made the disclosure of the Pledge on behalf of his Government to him over the phone, and assured him that the donation would be used to meet the needs of the victims of the Disaster.