Today in Kuwait's History : 07/10/2022

KUWAIT, Oct 7 (KUNA) --

1957 -- The Popular Theatrical Troupe kicks off its first season with two plays, "Matar Saif," and "Ummak Teraz Awal." 1961 -- The first British Ambassador to Kuwait, John Richmond, delivers his credentials to the Amir Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah.
1961 -- Authorities divide Kuwait into ten constituencies where citizens can vote for two parliamentary hopefuls in each one. Accordingly, the Constituent Assembly has been established with 20 members.
1992 -- Kuwait agrees to join the (1987) Montreal Protocol on ozone depleting substances.
1996 -- Voters head to the polls to elect 50 MPs out of the 230 competing hopefuls for seats in the National Assembly.
2001 -- The cabinet adopts establishing the higher committee for charities.
2003 -- British Queen Elizabeth II grants the Empire Medal to Mohammad Abdulrahman Al-Bahar for his services to the British community in Kuwait.
2006 -- Kuwait Sports Club holds on its 45th anniversary a match with Brazil with participation of the legendary player Pele.
2013 -- Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development inks two agreements with Somalia with USD 10 million to be allocated for contributing to building an airport and a university.
2017 - Kuwait is designated for top sewage water treatment at the Arab level as declared by the World Health Organization and the UNICEF.
2020 -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah designates Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah as Crown Prince.
2000 -- Hawally Governor Ibrahim Al-Mudhaf dies.
2005 -- Sheikh Fahad Al-Salem Al-Sabah, who chaired Al-Salmiya Sports Club and the Kuwait Handball Federation, passes away. (end) rk