Kuwait funds Islamic projects in Montenegro

Kuwait Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs provided a donation worth KD70,000 ($230,000) for the expansion of Islamic projects in Montenegro.

Kuwait Ambassador to Serbia and Montenegro Yousef Abdulsamad met with Deputy Chairman of the Islamic Sheikhdom of Montenegro Omer Kayoshai and handed him the donation to build an Islamic education center in the capital Podgorica, said Kuwait Embassy in Serbia in a statement carried by KUNA on Monday.

Abdulsamad also handed Kayoshai a donation worth KD36,700 ($120,000) from the Kuwait-based Islamic Heritage Revival Society for the construction of a mosque in the town of Plav, in northeastern Montenegro, the statement added, noting that Kuwait's humanitarian policy is to support Arab and foreign countries in developmental projects related to culture, education and infrastructure.

In turn, the representative of Islamic Sheikhdom praised Kuwait's contributions and its prominent role in charitable and humanitarian work to help Muslims in Montenegro.

Source: International Islamic News Agency