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Info. Min. mourns writer Al-Ajmi, poet Al-Mutairi

Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Abdulrahman Al-Mutairi on Friday mourned with great sorrow writer Saudi bin Jemran Al-Ajmi and poet Mutlaq Al-Mutairi who have passed away.

In a press statement, the minister, also Chairman of National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters (NCCAL), recalled the effective contributions and great roles made by the two deceased in enriching culture, poetry and literature. Poet Al-Mutairi took charge of Al-Jahra popular arts group and was famous for his popular poems that highly widespread inside and outside Kuwait, he added.

Al-Ajmi was a renowned historian who presented the first radio program on the desert’s people in Kuwait in 1961, he noted.

The writer has several books in both literature and history that have enriched literature movement in the country, the ministry pointed out.

He expressed his sincere condolences to the relatives of the two deceased, and the cultural and artistic families.

He prayed to Allah Almighty to bestow mercy on their the deceased’s souls, and bring solace to their families.

Source: Kuwait News Agency