(MENAFN- Kuwait News Agency (KUNA))
KUWAIT, Feb 3 (KUNA)
1938 -- Abdulaziz Al-Rushaid, member of the Shura Council, passed away at age of 51. The deceased was member in the 1921 Shura Council, was director of Mubarakiya and Ahmadiya Schools and published Kuwait Magazine in 1928, the first magazine in Kuwait's history.
1963 -- The Woman Cultural and Social Society was established with the objective of promoting women's contributions to social activities and educate them about their rights and duties.
1986 -- A conference on AIDS began in Kuwait, the first meeting about this disease in the Middle East.
1996 -- Kuwait Amir Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah signed a decree to establish the Faculty of Pharmacy at Kuwait University.
1999 -- Hala February Festival launched activities with aim of promoting tourism and economy in the State of Kuwait.
2010 -- Kuwait National Assembly, or parliament, approved a bill regarding rights of people with special needs.
2011 -- Commander of Kuwait Army Naval Forces, Rear Admiral Ahmad Al-Mulla received the French Commander Order which was bestowed by the French President.
2016 -- Kuwait football star Jassem Yaaqoub was ranked 35th in FIFA's best players in the world.
2018 -- Kuwait Minister of Health Sheikh Dr. Bassel Al-Sabah said a medical team succeeded in conducting a complex catheterization through arteries of the hand and thigh.
2019 -- State of Kuwait donated one million euros to refurbish a hospital in the Italian town of Norcia, which was struck by a devastating earthquake in 2016.
2019 -- Minister of Health Sheikh Dr. Bassel Al-Sabah said World Health Organization (WHO) approved Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah's award for elderly care and promotion of health for the research team at La Pas Hospital in Spain.
2019 -- The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) launched e-banking services for government departments, which would enable them to pay their dues within minutes.
2021 -- Kuwait SC won Kuwait Handball Association's (KHA) premier league for the 9th time running, beating Qadsia SC 28-24.
2021 -- Kuwait Government imposed restrictions to fight spread of Covid-19, including commercial activities and gyms.
2021 -- A team from the Chest Hospital conducted a catheterization surgery for a patient in his 80s. (end) mt
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