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Today In Kuwait's History


(MENAFN- Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) KUWAIT, Nov 25 (KUNA) --

1952 -- The first cultural club is established in Kuwait; named the National Cultural Club.
1961 -- Kuwait Investment Company (KIC) is established to deal in investments at the domestic and external levels, with a capital amounting to KD 15 million (approx. USD 48 million).
1962 -- The Algerian struggler Djamila Bouhired visits Kuwait and is accorded warm welcome due to her resistance of French colonialism.
1985 -- Iran seizes the Kuwaiti cargo ship 'Ibn Al-Bitar' as part of a chain of hostile actions against Kuwait

2008 -- Kuwait Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah issues a law stipulating that couples to be should undergo medical checkup before marriage.
2010 -- Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) lends Pakistan KD 12 million (some USD 39 million) to co-finance a hydroelectric project.
2010 -- The Kuwaiti weightlifter Hamad Al-Nuwaiem wins the gold medal for the 75 kg category in the Asian tournament held in China. The Kuwaiti champions bagged up to 11 medals, including four gold trophies, in the competitions.
2013 -- KFAED funds 12 development projects in Guinea at a cost of KD 177 million (approx. USD 575 million).
2014 -- Kuwait donates USD one million to establish an Islamic center in Utah, the US.
2014 -- Kuwait donats 117 million euros to build a an Islamic cultural center in Poland.
2018 -- Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) manufacture the first electric vehicle in the country.
2018 -- Kuwait Oil Tankers Company declares building three giant gas tankers at a Cost of KD 64.895 million (USD 211 million).
2020 -- Kuwaiti surgeons transplant a liver for a female citizen in her 60s at Al-Dabbous center in Al-Adan Hospital. (end)

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