The "Silver Dolphin Medal Award" was attributed to Admiral Antoio Basile for the efforts made to protect human dignity and the sea resource.
"Thanks to his passion and unconventional talents of rigor, diplomacy and humanity - says the motivation - has succeeded in establishing a climate of cooperation and efficiency among all the men and women of the Corps of the Harbor Masterpieces - Coast Guard, achieving results particularly in a tragic moment in which trafficking in human beings and the continual deaths in the Mediterranean demand a constant effort and a persevering commitment to the entire Coast Guard Corps. "
On this occasion - after having thanked President Michele Capasso and Jacopo Molinari for the Prize awarded to him - Admiral Basile recalled the stages of his mission in Naples to the Command of the Harbor Master's Office.
The ceremony was attended by, among others, Vice-President of Kuwait National Assembly Mubarak Al-Khurainej, Kuwait Ambassador to Italy Sheikh Ali Al-Khaled Al-Sabah, Former Information Minister Sami Al- nisf as well as other guests including former Jordanian Prime Minister Taher Al-Masri, former Moroccan finance minister Mohamed Kabbaj, Dr. Mohammed Al-Rumaihi, Dr. Abdelhak Azzouzi and diplomat Abdulwahab Al -Babtain.
The delegation immediately before the ceremony was received at Palazzo San Giacomo by the Mayor of Naples Luigi de Magistris.