DAI Director-General Sheikha Hussa Sabah al-Salem al-Sabah received the Issam M. Fares Award for Excellence from the Middle East Institute (MEI) at the organisation’s annual dinner this evening. Held in Washington, DC, more than 400 individuals listened as Sheikha Hussa explained the origins and ethos of DAI activities. The MEI recognized Sheikha Hussa for her ongoing efforts to educate, entertain and enlighten the community at both the local and global levels.
In addition to tonight’s dinner, Sheikha Hussa will be participating in the MEI’s conference being held at the Capital Hilton on Wednesday.
November 15, 2017
Kuwaitis in Washington with Sheikha Hussa , right to left: Dr. Wadhah al-Rifa’e, Dr. Aseel al-Awadhi, Nawaf al-Eneizi and his wife Nuha, and Thoraya al-Qutami.
Sheikha Hussa Sabah al Salem al-Sabah receives the award of Middle East Institue’s Essam M. Faris for excellence from Mr. Najad Faris. This award was given to Arabs who have excelled in their fields and among them was the late architect Zaha Hadid. The ceremony took place on 14th November, 2017.