NUKS 30th Annual Conference kicks-off with contribution from AAW

November 27, 2013 10:31 am

The National Union of Kuwaiti Students (NUKS), USA Chapter kicked-off its 30th Annual Conference in San Diego today, with the support and contribution from one of Kuwait’s largest retail distributors, Ali Abdulwahab Al-Mutawa Commercial Co. (AAW).

This is contribution by AAW, who has actively supported NUKS, is one of its many contributions to education. The conference, which will last for five days is under the patronage of the Prime Minister, HH Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and hosts a wide-range of guests that include HH Sheikh Salem Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah, Kuwait’s Ambassador in Washington and HH Sheikha Al-Zain Al-Sabah, Under-Secretary of State for Youth Affairs.

AAW Chairman and Managing Director, Faisal Al-Mutawa, said, “Our youth and students play a vital role in the development and advancement of our country, especially those that are studying abroad in the US. The skills they learn, adopt and experience add incremental value to the development process in Kuwait. AAW has continuously supported NUKS in its efforts in creating the largest network and Kuwaiti gathering outside of the country. We are honored to support these great Kuwaiti-led conferences across the world.”

With a commitment to community work, AAW supports sports, health and educational initiatives across Kuwait and the region including other student-driven programs like cross-country Pin2 business plan challenge for high school students, job shadowing day, and entrepreneurship Masterclass.

The NUKS-USA is a subset of NUKS headquartered in Kuwait, and helps unify Kuwaiti students living abroad across all states in the US. NUKS-USA provides students with lifestyle and academic support during their time studying in the US by creating a constructive academic climate as well as guidance on procedures and networking opportunities.