Today in Kuwait's History : 18/09/2021

KUWAIT, Sept 18 (KUNA)

1990 -- Number of Iraqi forces occupying Kuwait hit some 360,000, backed by 2,800 tanks, 1,800 armored vehicles and 1,540 artillery pieces.
2001 -- Kuwait and Japan agree to end exploration concessions granted to the Arabian Oil Company in the submerged area, divided since 1958, effective as of January 4, 2003.
2017 -- Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) inks a loan agreement with Swaziland, worth KD four million (USD 12 million), to partake in funding an agricultural irrigation project.
2019 -- Kuwait and International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) sign a cooperative agreement in the field of monitoring and protecting sea environment.
2020 -- US President Donald Trump awards Kuwaiti Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah the Legion of Merit in recognition of his great efforts to settle regional and world disputes. (end) mt