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Amiri Diwan thanks citizens for sorrow over Sheikh's demise

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 10:59am
KUWAIT, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- The Amiri Diwan issued the following: In the name of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and the gracious Al-Sabah Family, the Amiri Diwan expresses deep gratitude to citizens and residents who have ...

Cabinet notified about special panel to examine house cleaners' costs

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 10:51am
KUWAIT, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- Minister of Commerce and Industry, the Acting Minister of State for Youth Affairs, Khaled Al-Roudhan, said on Monday that the cabinet was informed about forming a panel to examine house servants' costs.The committee ...

Cabinet reaffirms solidarity with Min. Sheikh Mohammad in grilling

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 10:33am
KUWAIT, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- Minister of Justice and Minister of State for National Assembly Affairs Dr. Faleh Al-Azab has voiced the cabinet's solidarity with Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs and Acting Minister of Information Sheikh Mohammad ...

Deputy Prime Minister, Defense Minister grants new officers their ranks

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 9:57am
KUWAIT, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Sabah granted on Monday to a number of newly graduated Kuwaiti officers their ranks, after an Amiri Decree was issued to appoint them in the Kuwaiti ...

Sudanese FM hails His Highness the Amir's Gulf mediation

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 9:51am
By Nasser Al-Otaibi KUWAIT, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- Sudanese Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour has praised His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah's efforts to resolve the crisis between Qatar and other GCC states. He has also ...

India is Kuwait's 3rd trade partner -- Al-Mutawaa

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 9:49am
KUWAIT, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- Kuwait has ranked third among commercial partners with Kuwait with the imports from the Asian nation amounting to USD 1.83 billion in 2016, member of the Chamber of Trade and Industry Tareq Al-Mutawaa said on ...

Int'l conf. to eliminate tropical diseases in Africa takes off

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 9:39am
KUWAIT, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- Director General of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) Abdulwahab Al Bader has stressed Kuwait's support to developing countries to achieve development.Founding KFAED half a century ago embodied Kuwait's ...

KUNA main news for Monday, October 23, 2017

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 8:58am
Local: KUWAIT -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah patronizes on Tuesday the inauguration of the second session of the 15th legislative term of the National Assembly at 10:00 a.m at the National Assembly headquarters. ...

Briefing of KUNA main news for Monday until 12:00 GMT

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 8:28am
KUWAIT -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah patronizes on Tuesday inagurating second session of the 15th legislative term of the National Assembly. KUWAIT -- The National Assembly (NA) on Tuesday will resume the second ...

KFAED's chief reiterates Kuwait's efforts to fight diseases in Africa

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 8:15am
By Salim Al-Muzn KUWAIT, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's support to fighting disease in Africa, through Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED), embodies the country's vision for achieving sustainable development and dignified living ...

Women empowerment is Kuwait's strategic goal -- Minister Al-Sebeeh

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 8:13am
(WITH GOVT-KUWAIT-WOMEN-LEADERS) KUWAIT, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti women empowerment is one of the objectives of Kuwait sustainable development strategy, said Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Dr. Hind Al-Sebeeh on Monday."Today we have seen ...

International conference on women leaders kicks off

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 7:29am
KUWAIT, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- The International Conference on Women Leaders in Science and Technology kicked off on Monday at the Arab Organizations headquarters.The event is patronized by Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahamd Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, ...

Sudanese President leaves Kuwait following official visit

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 6:48am
KUWAIT, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- President of the Republic of Sudan, Omar Hasan Al-Bashir and his official delegation left Kuwait on Monday following conclusion of an official visit during which he held official talks with His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah ...

Audiences of His Highness the Amir

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 6:38am
KUWAIT, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace on Monday Director of Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) Dr. Adnan Shihab-Eldin.His Highness the Amir also received ...

Five companies, consortia okayed for constructing workers cities project

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 6:35am
KUWAIT, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects in collaboration with Kuwait Municipality announced on Monday that five companies and consortia have been awarded South Jahra Workers Cities project.The authority said in a press ...

Boursa Kuwait ends Monday in red zone

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 6:11am
KUWAIT, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- Boursa Kuwait, the national stock exchange, ended Monday's session in the red zone with its three main indices shedding points.The price index lost 27.5 points reaching 6,622.56 points, the weighted index shed 0.82 points ...

Kuwaiti Amb., Romanian commerce Min. discuss bilateral ties

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 6:02am
VIENNA, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's ambassador to Romania Talal Al-Hajry discussed Monday with Romanian commerce minister Ilan Laufer the latest preparations for his upcoming visit to Kuwait on October 25-28.The two sides discussed topics of common ...

Kuwait donates USD 15 mln to Rohingya refugees

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 5:56am
GENEVA, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- Kuwait announced on Monday its commitment to donate USD 15 million offered by official and public bodies during the International Donor Pledging Conference for the Rohingya Refugees to alleviate their sufferings.This came in ...

His Highness the Crown Prince receives state officials

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 5:52am
KUWAIT, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received on Monday at Bayan Palace Deputy Premier and Defense Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and Deputy Premier and Interior ...

Diversity in ways of consumption of sustainable development element is important -- UN

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 5:23am
BEIRUT, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- The United Nations stressed Monday the importance of coordination between the different institutions of the same society to insure balance of sustainable production and consumption process.The relation between the producer ...