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Kuwait To Host Arab League Summit For The First Time

KUWAIT CITY, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kuwait will host the upcoming Arab League Summit 2014 for the first time. The Summit, now in its 25th iteration, will take place in Kuwait City from 25-26 March, and will gather the members of the Arab League and leaders from across the Arab world.

Arab League from 1944-Present

This year's Summit "Solidarity for a Better Future", hosted by The State of Kuwait and presided by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al Sabah, will focus on the core issues of Arab integration, cooperation and coordination, as well as the latest developments in the region, through a series of sessions and meetings. Foreign Ministers will meet ahead of the Summit, and Arab leaders and chief delegates will arrive in Kuwait on 24 March.  

For the first time, a representative from the new nation of South Sudan will attend the Summit, to give a report on the progress the country is making on its journey towards stability and prosperity, and the Summit intends to provide a springboard for Arab integration.

Following the Syria Donor Conference held in Kuwait in January, solving the conflict in Syria and alleviating suffering will continue to be a key focus of the Summit. 

Kuwait has hosted several regional and international events over the past few months, including the Arab-Africa Summit and the Gulf Cooperation Council Annual Summit, reflecting Kuwait's pivotal role in the promotion and consolidation of cooperation and solidarity among Arab states.

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SOURCE Ministry of Information, Kuwait

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