KUWAIT, March 22 (KUNA) --

1917 -- Britain opened telegraph service between Basra, Iraq, to the State of Kuwait during the rule of Sheikh Salem Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah, Kuwait's 9th ruler.
1964 -- State of Kuwait ratified an international treaty on society protection against crime. The Arab League approved the treaty on April 10, 1960.
1981 -- Kuwait Crown Prince and Prime Minister Sheikh Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah signed the bylaw of Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED).
1995 -- The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Hospital opened Al-Fahad physiotherapy center for treatment of children between ages of a month to four years old.
2004 -- Yusuf Abdulaziz Al-Fulaij, one of founders of the National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) and Chamber of Commerce and Industry, passed away at age of 95.
2017 -- Ministry of Education opened the talents academy, designed to attract the talented from Kuwait, Gulf and Arab countries. The academy included 115 students.
2022 -- Kuwait Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah inaugurated Kuwait National Petroleum Company's (KNPC) Clean Fuel Project at Mina Abdullah Refinery. (end) bs