Kuwait, World Bank ink partnership memo

— Kuwait’s Finance Minister and Minister of State for Economic and Investment Affairs Khalifa Hamadah and Regional Director of the World Bank for Saudi Arabia and the Arab Gulf Countries Esam Abo-Sulaiman signed on Monday a memorandum of partnership.T…

CBK issues KD 290 mln Tawarruq, bonds

API commends Kuwait award for sustainable consumption, production

USD stands at KD 0.300

Kuwait, S.Korea discuss economic relations


Kuwait, Iraqi FMs discuss regional, int’l developments

Kuwait Foreign Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet affairs Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Mohammad Al-Sabah met in Riyadh Thursday Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussain and discussed bilateral relations, regional and international developments.The meetin…

Kuwait gov’t approves appointment of new MoI’s Undersecretary

Kuwait FM participates in GCC-Iraq FMs’ meeting


Kuwaiti PM: “We are few steps away from normalcy”

Kuwait’s Prime Minister, His Highness Shaikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, said on Thursday “Kuwait is a few steps away from returning to normal life, which means we increase vaccination rates and abide by health safety precautions.” In a statement …

Kuwait gov’t appoints Abdullah Al-Saleh University’s Constituent Board

Interior Minister receives Kuwaiti Ambassador


FDA Says Third Dose of Pfizer Vaccine Boosts Immunity

A review issued Wednesday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says a third dose of Pfizer’s two-dose COVID-19 vaccine boosts a person’s immunity against the virus, but said the current regimen still provides enough protection against severe illnes…


Arab states oil cartel cautions of gas crisis in winter

– The world is on the verge of a gas crisis as winter approaches and global demand heads for its peak, the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC) warned on Thursday.A press release from the organization attributed the imminent crisi…

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China Imposes Local Lockdowns as COVID-19 Cases Surge

China tightened lockdowns and increased orders for mass testing in cities along its coast Wednesday amid the latest surge in COVID-19 cases.Checks have been set up in toll stations around the city of Putian in Fujian province, with a dozen of them clos…

Health Care

New Farwaniya Hospital to provide “integrated” services – health minister

Kuwait Health Minister Sheikh Dr Basel Al-Sabah described the soon-to-open Farwaniya Hospital on Thursday as an “integrated medical structure” that will provide the city’s inhabitants with each and every healthcare service available, both on a diagnost…

Health Care

Six more healthcare clinics to provide PCR testing – health ministry

Another six healthcare facilities across Kuwait will offer PCR testing for coronavirus within the next two weeks, a health ministry official said on Thursday.These include Hamad Al-Humaidhi and Sheikha Al-Sedairawi Health Centre in Shuwaikh, Zahraa Me…

Health Care

Kuwait registers one Covid-19 death, 58 infections

Kuwait said Thursday it registered 58 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours while one person died of Covid-19.Ministry of health spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad, speaking to KUNA, said registered infections reached 411,018 and deaths topped 2,436….


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