Today in Kuwait's History : 05/03/2021

KUWAIT, March 5 (KUNA)


1960 -- Kuwait Amir Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah issues a decree into law on pensions and indemnity for civil servants.
1975 -- Established in 1934, Kuwait Oil Company Ltd (British-American) is nationalized.
1991 -- Kuwait Crown Prince and Prime Minister Sheikh Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah heads the first cabinet meeting following the liberation of Kuwait from the heinous Iraqi invasion.
2008 -- Dr. Ahmad Al-Rubie, former minister of education, MP and public figure, passes away aged 59.
2009 -- Renowned formative artist Bader Al-Qetami passes away aged 66.
2012 -- Ministry of Public Works opens the new Al-Riggai Sewage treatment plant. It cost around KD 74 million.
2014 -- The National Assembly ratifies a draft law on establishing an authority tasked with organizing and supervising the state's telecommunication network as well as protecting the rights of consumers and users.
2020 -- Kuwait donates USD three million to support China's fight and containment of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
2020 -- The Health Ministry announces the first case of COVID-19 recovery in Kuwait. (end) gta