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Today in Kuwait's history

KUWAIT, Oct 1 (KUNA)

1958 -- The Kuwaiti Cultural Office in Cairo begins managing Kuwaiti missions in Egypt and overseeing affairs concerning the Kuwaiti students.

1979 -- Kuwait International Airport is officially inaugurated. The Japanese architect Kenzo Tange has designed the air facility.
1980 -- Kuwait Amir Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah issues the civil law in a decree.
1996 -- Al-Gurain housing project wins a certificate of acclamation by the Arab Housing Council.
1997 -- The new fish market is inaugurated at a seaside location in Sharg district.
2002 -- Kuwait lowers communication costs, the lowest rates in the Gulf.
2011 -- Four workers die in an a gas leak at Al-Ahmadi refinery.
2012 -- Kuwait deploys armed personnel aboard oil tankers that cross dangerous sea regions.
2019 -- Kuwait donates USD 12 million to the UN High Commission for Refugees to Aid Yemen. (end) rk