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Today in Kuwait's history

Today in Kuwait's history

KUWAIT, July 10 (KUNA) --

1962 -- Kuwait Amir Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah signed a law stipulating that all Kuwaitis should hold valid passports upon leaving or re-entering the country.
1967 -- Bader Mohammad Al-Sayer, a prominent businessman, passed away at the age of 65. In 1959, he and his brother Nasser established one of the biggest Kuwaiti companies that traded in vehicles. In 1951, he became member of the Public Health Department.
2002 -- First Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah received a first-class order of merit from the House of Rerpresentatives and Senate of the Republic of Colombia.
2006 -- Kuwait Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah signed a decree forming the 23rd government in Kuwait's history. The cabinet, comprising 15 ministers including a woman and a member of parliament, was headed by Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah and lasted until March 4, 2007.
2011 -- Kuwait's Mohammad Al-Azmi won a second gold medal in the men's 800m race at the 19th Asian Athletics Championships in Japan.
2013 -- Kuwait Government approved a decree offering USD four billion worth of urgent aid to Egypt, upon instructions from the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah.
2013 - Futsal World Cup kicked off in Kuwait with the participation of 16 clubs.
2014 -- Kuwaiti Abdullah Al-Rashidi won a gold medal in the Skeet competition at the World shooting Cup in China.
2018 - Kuwait's Public Authority for Civil Information won the Creativity Award in the application of GIS in the United States.
2018 -- Kuwait Municipality won an award for geographical information system (GIS) during an international conference in San Diego in the US in recognition of its role in the business environment improvement. (end) bs