KUWAIT, March 23 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Ambassador to Mongolia Khaled Al-Fadhli participated in the opening ceremony of the new headquarters of the religious affairs department society " Al-mufteyat", headed by cleric Mokhan Azatkhan, located in Bayan Ulgi governorate, western Mongolia.
Al-Fadli gave a speech, tackling the deep-rooted religious ties between people of Kuwait and Kazakhs, pointing out that he will convey their needs to the specialized authorities back in Kuwait.
Kazakhs are a Turkic people of Eastern Europe and the northern parts of Central Asia (largely Kazakhstan, but also found in parts of Uzbekistan, China, Russia and Mongolia).
Al-Fadhli handed Sheikh Azatkhan a number of copies of the Holy Qur'an written in Kazakh language, presented as a gift from Al Najat Charitable Society in Kuwait.
Sheikh Azatkhan expressed his gratitude to the Kuwaiti diplomat for his participation in the ceremony, which reflects the great care he offers to the Muslims in Mongolia.
He also expressed his thanks to AL-Najat Charitable Society, and the Kuwaiti people for all the efforts they exert to serve Muslims in Mongolia. (end) lb KUNA 231021 Mar 14NNNN