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

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

KUWAIT - Kuwait activists said that hopefuls running in the 2022 National Assembly elections, scheduled next Thursday, must put environmental causes on the forefront of their respective campaigns to achieve sustainable development for the country.

KUWAIT - As the 2022 National Assembly will be held on September 29, Thursday, Kuwaiti economists stressed the importance of choosing candidates eager to promote the sustainability of the national economy through laws and legislations.

KUWAIT - The National Assembly of Kuwait had long been the beating heart of the country's democracy with years of passing laws and legislations aimed at progressing and developing the country on all possible domains.

KUWAIT - The Ministry of Interior has chosen 123 school buildings to transform them into electoral centers for the upcoming parliamentary polls due on Thursday.

KUWAIT - Kuwait's Embassy at the United States designated two shelters at areas expected to be struck by Ian Hurricane in the states of Florida and Georgia, to help evacuate Kuwaitis if needed.

AMMAN - Secretary General of the Gulf bloc Dr. Nayef Al-Hajraf stated that size of trade exchange between gulf countries and Jordan during 2013-2020 reached USD 57 billion.

KUALA LUMPUR - Asian Development Bank (ADB) plans to provide at least USD 14 billion over 2022- 2025, to ease the worsening food crisis in Asia and the Pacific, and strengthening food systems against the impacts of climate change and biodiversity loss.

PARIS - French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna arrived in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv on the third such mission by a senior French official since launch of Russia's "special military operation" in the country. (end) ibi