Significant visit by the Regional President to Kuwait to attend a press conference, to support the Journey of Hope

November 24, 2012

Important and fruitful visit to Kuwait carried out by Regional President Engineer Ayman Abdul Wahab, to attend a press conference held at the Unification Center for Special Olympics to announce his support for the global Journey of Hope.


The Journey

This humanitarian journey will be done by a group of intellectually disabled swimming champions from Special Olympics Kuwait. Their initial starting point of sailing will be from Kuwait, to cut the Arabian Gulf, passing by both Red and Mediterranean Seas and down to the Atlantic Ocean to reach the U.S. capital Washington DC, where the Headquarters for Special Olympics are.


Important Attendees

Attending this important conference were Joseph Al Jassim, Executive Director of Journey of Hope and Brigadier Khalid Ahmed al-Kandari, Representative of Kuwait Navy, which will secure the ship since its starting point to the waters of the Arabian Gulf all the way up to Washington, as well as the return trip. Other attendees were Rehab Bouresly, Honorary Crew President, Jassim Al-Rasheed Al Bader and Badi Al-Dosari, the most prominent members of the flight crew, and two heroes Meshaal Jassim and Khalid Paddy all part of the sailing crew. The trip will stop at 16 stations from start point till end point in Washington. Engineer Ayman Abd El Wahab announced that there will be a special celebration for the Champions upon arrival to the ports of the Middle East and North Africa and the establishment of a group of art events, social and sports in order to highlight the activities that provide them with the attention they deserve.

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