KUWAIT, Jan 16 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah orders an Amiri grant of KD 1,000 (USD 3,559) for every Kuwaiti citizen including those born until February 1, 2011, a senior government official said Sunday.
Minister o State for Cabinet Affairs Roudhan Al-Roudhan said Sheikh Sabah ordered the grant on the occasion of the 50th independence anniversary, 20th liberation anniversary and 5th anniversary of Sheikh Sabah's assumption of office, due next month.
Furthermor, Al-Roudhan said food ration would be offered for free between February 1, 2011 and March 31, 2012. (end) bd.bs KUNA 170102 Jan 11NNNN