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Today in Kuwait’s history


KUWAIT: 1960 -- Kuwait Amir Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah signed a law regulating the profession of lawyers.

1963 -- Kuwait Fishing established as a shareholding company with a capital of KD one million (USD 3.3 million). 2000 -- UNESCO designated Kuwait motherhood and children headquarter.

2001 -- The National Assembly approved the GCC Joint Defense Treaty, inked December 2000.

2002 -- The Higher Education Council changed educational levels’ system from four years in each level to five at elementary, four at intermediate and three at secondary school.

2002 -- Criminal Evidence Directorate General at Ministry of Interior began operating the DNA identification laboratory.

2007 -- Kuwait Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah issued a law ascertaining number of people who could be granted the Kuwaiti citizenship in 2007.

2008 -- Kuwait Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah issued a decree establishing Kuwait International Law School for law diplomas, bachelors and masters degrees.

2008 -- Kuwait Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah signed a decree establishing the Higher Enterprise Authority.

2008 -- Kuwait Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah launched the National Campaign for Marine Life Conservation (Senyar 2) aiming to protect Kuwaiti islands and marine life.

2014 -- Sponsored by Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah attended by Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf AlAhmad Al-Sabah, the National Campaign for Marine Life Conservation (Senyar 8) was inaugurated.

2014 -- Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) signed a grant deal of about USD 50 million with Djibouti as part of Gulf aid for financing its national investment program.

2020 -- Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company (KUFPEC) announced the first oil production from the well located in the Gulf of Suez in Egypt.

2023 -- Jaber Al-Ahmad hospital succeeded in utilizing a “smart” surgical network in treating stomach hernia for several patients suffering from such cases.

2023 -- Amiri order issued establishing the 44th government of Kuwait headed by Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah compromising of 15 ministers. —KUNA

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