The Embassy celebrates Kuwait's national day

Ambassador to the United States Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah hosted a reception for a large number of US senior officials, congress members, academics, business leaders and public figures as well as diplomats to celebrate the 57th anniversary of the Independence, 27th anniversary of Liberation, and the 12th anniversary of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah's assumption of power.

Among the chief guests were Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway and Chairman of the House of Representatives' Foreign Affairs Committee Ed Royce. A plethora of heads of the foreign diplomatic missions in Washington were also present at the event.