Today in Kuwait's History : 28/10/2021

KUWAIT, Oct 28 (KUNA) --

1956 -- Kuwait donates first Arab financial support to Algerian Revolution, granting it three million rupees.
1969 -- Kuwait Inaugurated first ground station for communications via satellites in Um Al-Aish to work with satellite over Indian Ocean.
1994 -- Kuwait Amir Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah granted United States President Bill Clinton Order of Mubarak Al-Kabeer during short visit to Kuwait in appreciation of the United States' role in freeing Kuwait in 1991.
1996 -- Kuwait's national team won the 13th gulf football league in Oman, to regain its title of champion after six years.
2000 -- Kuwait announced donating USD 150 million for Al-Aqsa fund and Palestinian Intifada committing in compliance with extraordinary Arab summit decisions in Cairo, Egypt.
2003 -- Kuwait News Agency launched website, which includes several services in an effort to keep up with new age of technology especially in media sector.
2008 -- Actor Ali Al-Mufeedi passed away at age 69. The renowned actor was a member of arab gulf theater since 1968 and was awarded creative radio award in Cairo festival for radio and television in 2000.
2009 -- Constitutional Court proclaimed Badi Al-Dousari's election announcement in fifth constituency void and announced Khaled Al-Adwa winner instead.
2011 -- Minister of Education and Minister Higher Education Ahmad Al-Mulaifi declared launching a special office in Paris for excellent students abroad during their studies and afterwards.
2013 -- Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah granted Amir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim Al-Thani Order of Mubarak Al-Kabeer to reinforce brotherly relations between the two nations.
2015 -- Islamic Malaysian University honors Kuwait for its role in the University's establishment, 60 years ago.
2015 -- Kuwait Fund for Economic Arab Development offers a sum of USD 30 million to aid Lebanon and host societies in hosting Syrian refugees. (end) aai