H.E. Mr Abdul-Rahman Al-Otaibi participates in the 2009 Kyoto Prize Banquet

H.E the Ambassador of the State of Kuwait to Japan Mr. Abdul-Rahman Al-Otaibi, has participated as a guest of honor at the 2009 Kyoto Prize Banquet that was held in Kyoto, in the presence of Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado and distinguished guests including former DPJ leader Mr. Ichiro Ozawa and a number of Ambassadors and Consuls General.

Organized by the Inamori Foundation, this prize is awarded each year to scientists, scholars and artists who have made sincere lifetime efforts. The 2009 Prize was granted to three scientists: Dr. Isamu Akasaki, Dr. Peter Raymond Grant, Dr. Barbara Rosemary Grant and to the musician and composer Mr. Pierre Boulez in recognition of their enthusiasms for their own works and their earnestness to carry out their missions.