Today in Kuwait's History : 03/07/2022

KUWAIT, July 3 (KUNA) --

1965 -- Meshal Al-Mashaan passed away at age 73. He was member of the Al-Ay'an (notables) council in 1920, member of the legislative council in 1921, member of the municipal council in 1932, and member of the Ma'aref (education) council in 1936. He was the first head of the financial administration in 1938. The deceased was also member of the committee establishing the elections law in Kuwait, a founder of the first national airline, the Ahmadi School, and a charitable figure. 1972 -- The Cabinet issued an order whereby in state tenders, priority was given to local products and services, provided they comply with Kuwaiti standards.
1973 -- Kuwait Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah signed an Amiri Decree establishing the Faculty of Medicine in Kuwait University.
1986 -- The National Assembly was dissolved after one year and four months of its sixth legislative term. The late Amir Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, who ordered the dissolution, said the continuation of "parliamentary life under current circumstances" would jeopardize Kuwait's national unity and undermine the country's interests.
1986 -- Kuwait Amir Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah signed an Amiri decree amending some articles of Publications Law 3/1961. Accordingly, a newspaper may be suspended for no more than two years or its revoked if the publication was found to be serving the interests of a foreign country or authority, printed stories were conflicting with national interests, or found to be receiving any form of support without the knowledge of the Ministry of Information. The Minister of Information might also suspend a publication for no more than three months.
1994 -- Kuwait Union for Women's Societies is proclaimed, under chairmanship of Sheikha Latifa Fahad Al-Salem Al-Sabah, spouse of Crown Prince and Prime Minister Sheikh Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah.
2012 -- Ministry of Information launches "Kuwait Alyoum" website at the ministry's building.
2014 -- Kuwait donates USD 804,864 to support Muslim education in the Chinese city of Ningxia.
2016 -- Preemptive strikes by security forces managed to thwart three terrorist plots by the so-called Islamic State (IS) that aimed to destabilize the country.
2016 -- The National Assembly agrees to amend Procedure Law 3/2013 to apply only on crimes.
2018 -- The Health Ministry launched an electronic information system for medical laboratories to obtain the results of the tests.
2019 -- National Assembly voted against the no confidence request submitted by 10 MPs against Finance Minister Dr. Nayef Al-Hajraf. (end) gta