KUWAIT, June 18 (KUNA) --
1963 -- Kuwait Fishing was established as a shareholding company with a KD one million (USD 3.3 million) capital.
2000 -- UNESCO choses Kuwait for establishing motherhood and children headquarters.
2001 -- The National Assembly approves the GCC Joint Defense Treaty, inked in December 2000.
2002 -- The Higher Education Council changes system of educational levels, setting elementary teaching years at five, intermediate at four and secondary at three.
2002 -- Ministry of Interior Criminal Evidence Directorate General begins operating the DNA identification laboratory.
2007 -- The Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah issues a law setting number of people who could be granted the Kuwaiti citizenship in 2007.
2008 -- The Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah issues a decree for establishing Kuwait International Law School.
2008 -- The Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah decrees establishing the Higher Enterprise Authority.
2014 -- The Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah inaugurates the National Campaign for Marine Life Conservation (Senyar).
2020 -- The Kuwaiti Company for Foreign Petroleum Exploration (KUFPEC) announces the first oil production from the well located in the Gulf of Suez in Egypt. (end) aa