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Today in Kuwait's history

KUWAIT, Nov 12 (KUNA) --

1962 -- The Amir Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah signed general election law, allowing Kuwaiti male citizens to vote if 21 years of age. The law divided Kuwait into 10 electoral constituencies, each represented by five MPs.
1964 -- Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem signed a law supervising remittance.
1989 -- Peace and friendship games concluded in Kuwait with the participation of 44 Arab and Islamic countries. The tournament saw Kuwait topping the ranks in Volleyball, Basketball, and handball.
1998 -- Kuwait football national team won the Arabian Gulf Cup, which was held in Kuwait, for the ninth time.
2008 -- More than 120 people attended the Asian sport journalism conference in Kuwait.
2008 -- Kuwait's Samliya SC won Arab table-tennis tournament, beating Egypt's Al-Ahli in the final by 3-0 sets.
2013 -- Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) signed two agreements worth KD 3.6 million and KD three million with Rwanda and Somalia respectively.
2015 -- UN educational agency (UNESCO) celebrated selection of Sheikh Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah as cultural and educational personality for 2014-15.
2015 -- Kuwait's Awqaf (endowment) and Islamic Affairs Ministry announced housing project for limited income citizens.
2015 -- Kuwait Society for Relief sent USD five million-worth of medical aid to Yemen.
2016 -- UNESCO announced Kuwait's Professor Layla Habib winner of L'Oreal-UNESCO for her research about woman in science.
2017 -- Kuwait's Khaled Al-Awadhi won gold medal in the Asian Wakeboard Cable Park event in Taiwan. 2019 -- Head of the State Audit Bureau Faisal Al-Shayee swears constitutional oath at the National Assembly after a decree was issued to assign him to his post. (end) gta