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Sheikha Hussa Sabah al-Salem al-Sabah, Accompanied by a Delegation from Kuwait, Head to Yerevan to Meet with Officials in Armenia to Discuss the Hosting of an Exhibition from DAI in Yerevan

At the invitation of the First Lady of Armenia Mrs. Nouneh Sarkissian, Sheikha Hussa Sabah al-Salem al-Sabah, accompanied by H.E . Ambassador Sarmen Baghdasarian and a delegation from Kuwait, left this morning to Yerevan. The delegation includes Secretary-General of the National Council for Culture, Arts, and Letters (NCCAL), Mr. Kamel AbdulJalil, NCCAL Assistant Secretary-General Dr. Tahani alAdwani; a group of Dar al Athar al-Islamiyyah ( DAI ) Steering Committee Members, including Sheikha Moudhi S. al-Sabah, Mr. Bader al Baijan, Mrs, Khaireyah Husain, Prof. Faisal Alkhanderi, Prof. Abdulhadi al-Ajmi, and from The al-Sabah Collection, Curator Salam Kaoukji, Director of Education Dr. Susan Day, MD of Gulf Museum Consultancy, Mrs. Katherine Baker, and Director of Dar al-Funoon in Kuwait, Ms. Lucy Topalian. The purpose of the trip is to meet with officials in Armenia to discuss the hosting of an exhibition from DAI in Yerevan.

During their visit, officials from Kuwait and Armenia agreed to start an exchange of Cultural activities between the two countries starting by hosting an Armenian cultural week in Kuwait in December this year to be followed by an exhibition from Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah to be exhibited in Yerevan in June 2020.


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