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Today In Kuwait's History


(MENAFN- Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) KUWAIT, Aug 6 (KUNA) --

1904 -- The first British commissioner arrives in Kuwait serving as London's political representative until April 28, 1906.
1062 -- Kuwait Amir Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah issues a law for cooperative societies.
1962 -- Kuwait Amir Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah issues a law regulating the diplomatic and consular corps.
1962 -- Kuwait Amir Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah issues a law authorizing Kuwait to join the International Financial Corporation and the International Development Institute.
1962 -- Kuwait Amir Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah issues a law allowing Kuwait to join two accords, establishing the International Monetary Fund and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
1962 -- Kuwait Amir Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah issues a law regulating clubs and public-benefit societies.
1990 -- The United Nations Security Council imposes commercial, financial and military boycott of Iraq. The resolution stipulates that no state shall cooperate with Iraq at these levels until it withdraw all its occupation forces from Kuwait.
2005 -- The Credit and Saving Bank agrees to decrease allotted land for construction loan from 370 square meters to 280 sm.
2005 -- Kuwait is elected member of the board of directors of the 40-member Universal Postal Union based in Geneva.
2012 -- The Kuwaiti shooter Fehaid Al-Daihani wins the bronze medal in the 30th Olympic tournament held in London.
2013 -- Kuwait Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah inaugurates the ordinary sesson of the 14th legislative term of the National Assembly.
2014 -- The Ministry of Social Affairs issues a resolution regulating cooperative work in the country.
1963 -- Renowned Kuwaiti poet Sager Al-Shebeeb dies at 69. He was an orphan and lost his eyesight at 19. He lived in seclusion at home for 20 years during which he wrote most of his poems. (end)
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