Today in Kuwait's History : 15/09/2019

KUWAIT, Sept 15 (KUNA) -- 1980 -- Kuwait hosts and wins the seventh Asian soccer tournament that concluded on September 30.
1990 -- Kuwaiti diplomatic missions worldwide begins disbursing financial aid allocations for Kuwaiti families that were abroad during the flagrant Iraqi occupation of the country.
1996 -- Equate Petrochemicals Company signs an accord with local and external banks, worth USD 1.2 million, and a loan agreement valued at KD 45 million to build the petrochemicals complex in Al-Shuaiba.
2003 -- Kuwaiti surgeons performs the first surgery in Kuwait to remove left kidney for a Kuwaiti woman, using an endoscopy.
2004 -- OPEC ministers decides to name Kuwait's Energy Minister Sheikh Ahmad Fahad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah as Chairman of the organization.
2005 -- Kuwaiti shooters wins skeet competition in the Asian shooting tournament held in Thailand.
2009 -- The Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah issues a decree, establishing the Kuwaiti shareholding company, Warba Bank, with a capital of KD 100 million.
2010 -- Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development lent Cote D'lvoire KD 3.2 million as a contribution to a road project.
2016 -- The University of Oxford names the position of Laudian Professor of Arabic after Kuwaiti poet Abdulaziz Saud Al-Babtain. William Laud established the professorship in 1636. (end) gta