Today in Kuwait's History : 07/12/2021


1965 -- Eight members of the National Assembly submitted resignation in protest of what they deemed as regulations restricting freedoms.
1982 -- The Amir Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah decreed the establishment of the Institute for Banking Studies to run under the umbrella of the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK). The Institute aimed to develop and improve the national workforce in the banking sector.
1997 -- The Cabinet approved a decree to amend law 139/91 over the supreme consultative committee for completion of the implementation of the Islamic Sharia and making it a permanent committee.
2005 -- The Hessa Al-Abdulrazzaq cardiac center opened. The 16-room center was equipped with the latest gear and technology.
2009 -- Municipal Council agreed to the name change of Um Qaser area to Al-Buhaith as approved by the Cabinet.
2009 -- Kuwaiti businessman and senior lawmaker Abdulrazzaq Al-Sane passed away at age 81.
2014 -- The Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah was honored by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) for his efforts within the humanitarian field.
2016 -- Kuwait University organized a ceremony celebrating the golden jubilee of its inception some 50 years ago. It was hosted at Abdullah Al-Jaber Theater of the University at Shuwaikh. (end) gta