His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Monday April 10, 2017, patronized and attended the inauguration of the new main headquarters of the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK).
His Highness was greeted by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Anas Khaled Al-Saleh and CBK Governor Dr. Mohammad Al-Hashel and CBK's board members.
The Ceremony was attended by His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim, Sheikh Jaber Al-Abullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Sheikh Faisal Al-Saud Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah, His Highness Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, President of the Supreme Judicial Council, head of the Court of Cassation and Constitutional Court Justice Yousef Jasem Al-Mutawa'a, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Deputy Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah in addition to senior state officials.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Anas Al-Saleh expressed in his speech his deep thanks for His Highness the Amir's patronage and congratulated CBK's team for launching their new building.
He also expressed his gratitude and appreciation to all the former CBK's' teams, boards of directors, and governors namely Hamza Abbas Hussain, Abdulwahhab Ali Al-Tammar, Sheikh Salem Abdulaziz Al-Sabah and Dr. Mohammad Yousef Al-Hashel.
Al-Saleh addressed His Highness the Amir by saying that His Highness' strategic vision of transforming Kuwait to a financial and commercial center is based on having a strong banking and financial sector of prominent supervisory and observatory systems through enhancing monetary and financial stability policies.
For his part, Central Bank of Kuwait Governor Dr. Mohammad Al-Hashel welcomed the audience in his speech, and thanked His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah for attending and patronizing the ceremony.