General Miscellaneous

Today in Kuwait’s history

1938 — Legislative council delivers to the Kuwait Amir Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah a draft legislation concerning the rule of law on all Kuwaiti lands, the naming of Kuwait City as the country’s capital and the flag of Kuwait, specified as a red-colored fabric with the word “Kuwait” written in the middle.

1991 — Iraqi invaders prevent the distribution of provisions and foodstuff to Kuwaitis to force them to accept the Iraqi nationality. Members of the resistance took heed and distributed rations to Kuwaitis nationwide.

1994 — Seatbelt law comes into effect.

2003 — New passports showing civil identity card numbers were issued.

2008 — Sheikh Salam Al?¬Sabah International Squash Complex is inaugurated in South Surra.

2012 — Minister of Communication signs an accord spanning for 15 years with Saudi Mobily telecom company in an effort to reduce internet costs in the country.

2016 – KOC announces it had reached three million barrel per day in actual production.

2018 – Kuwait provides a new batch of electric generators to support the health sector in Yemen.

Source: Kuwait News Agency