On the occasion of the 59th National Day of Kuwait and the 29th Liberation Day H. E. Dr. Yaqoub Alateeqi - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Kuwait to the Republic of Bulgaria,

gave a reception on February 20 at the Marinela Hotel in Sofia. It was attended by the Vice President of the Republic of Bulgaria Mrs. Iliyana Yotova, numerous officials, ambassadors accredited in Bulgaria, people who has contributed to the development of the friendly relations between our two countries in different fields, journalists.

On 25th of February, the National holiday of the State of Kuwait, the people of Kuwait celebrate the anniversaries of two historic events: gaining the country's independence on the 16th of June 1961 and with its liberation on the 28th of February 1991.

The guests of the reception had the opportunity to get to know the culture of Kuwait in the specially made Kuwaiti corner in the hall. Traditional Kuwaiti dishes and sweets were also served.

At the end of the reception all attendees left with interesting promotional material and brochures for Kuwait.

The photos were provided by the Embassy of the State of Kuwait in the Republic of Bulgaria.

Above: H. E. Dr. Yaqoub Alateeqi, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Kuwait to the Republic of Bulgaria and Embassy Diplomats with the Vice President of the Republic of Bulgaria Mrs. Iliyana Yotova