KUWAIT, March 25 (KUNA) --

1919 -- The British government decorated Sheikh Salem Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah, the 9th ruler of the State of Kuwait, the India Star Order in recognition of his rule of the nation.
1970 -- Kuwait Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah signed a law regulating the ownership of real estates located within state-owned projects.
1994 -- Mubarak Al-Mayyal, whose "This is Kuwait" phrase marked the launch of Kuwait Radio in 1951, passed away at age of 63.
1995 -- Director of Maternity Hospital Dr. Saeed Al-Othman announced the first birth using In-vitro-Fertilisation (IVF) at the IVF Center. The IVF was used on a 35-year-old Kuwaiti women who gave birth to a twin - a boy and a girl.
1999 -- The Board of Governors of the Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) agreed to sign the safeguards agreement with the State of Kuwait.
2001 -- State of Kuwait cancelled ships' docking fees at ports with the objective of accelerating trade and increase competitiveness among regional ports.
2004 -- Kuwait National Team won the Gulf Tennis championship, while Kuwait SC won the Gulf U-14 Championship, which was held in the capital of Bahrain, Manama.
2007 -- Kuwait Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah signed a decree approving formation of the nation's 24th government. The cabinet, the third under his rule, was chaired by His Highness Sheikh Nasser Mohammad Al-Sabah and included 15 ministers including two women, Dr. Maasouma Al-Mubarak and Nouriya Al-Sabeeh.
2009 -- The first class of females graduated from Saad Al-Abdullah Security Sciences Academy.
2014 -- Kuwait Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah chaired the Arab Summit which was held in Kuwait for the first time since the Gulf nation joined the pan-Arab organization on July 20, 1961. The Arab Leaders, who approved Kuwait Declaration, called for boosting solidarity to achieve comprehensive development. (end) mbm.bs