The Ministry of Interior’s official Spokesperson Colonel Mohamed Al-Sabr praised Kuwait Finance House’s (KFH) efforts and contributions that aim to support security, and sets an example for the private sector; especially that KFH’s efforts include the fields of education and health.
On the occasion of the launching of the Gulf Traffic Week for the GCC countries for 2010 that starts this week, Al-Sabr expressed Kuwait’s pride in hosting this event. He added that the slogan of the event is “Beware of other's faults” reflects the accidents that happen as a result of the mistakes of other drivers, and hoped that the event would be a new start to limit road accidents. He asserted that the event symbolizes the cooperation among the GCC countries, and proves that the traffic cooperation among those countries is based on common principles.
Meanwhile, KFH’s Marketing and Public Relations Manager Eng. Fahad Al-Mukhaizeem explained that KFH makes safety a top priority in its social work agenda, and seeks to increase the traffic awareness among the members of the society, since it is one of the matters affects people’s lives. He noted that the private sector’s contribution in supporting such cases stems from its belief in the fact that economic stability is linked to safety. He went on to praise the role of the Ministry of Interior for granting the private sector the opportunity to play a role in increasing the awareness of the society, and said that KFH’s participation in this event reveals its interest in cementing its regional role, especially that KFH can be found in Bahrain, UAE, and Saudi Arabia. He hoped that the event would be a step forward in limiting road accidents. He added that KFH has launched in conjunction with the Security Media Department the 112 campaign that introduced people in Kuwait to the new emergency number, which widely spread this important number, especially that 112 is the number will be the unified international emergency number in all countries. It is to be noted that KFH organized last year several events in conjunction with the ministry, where KFH honored the distinguished police officers in the Capital Governorate and Al-Shuhada Fire Station at Al-Nuzha. The honoring ceremony was attended by the Minister of Interior’s Assistant Undersecretaries Major Generals Mahmoud Al-Doussari and Mostafa Al-Zaabi, in addition to KFH’s CEO Mohammed Al-Omar.