Kuwait

Banking execs to partake in Harvard training meet

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 11, (KUNA): Kuwait will partake in Harvard “Leading Strategy Execution in Financial services” training program for bank executives in the Gulf countries, Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK), Mohammad Al-Hashel has announced. Improving the performance of the national banking and financial sector cadres is a …

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Kuwait deplores Cairo church attack – Amir offers condolences

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 11, (Agencies): Kuwait Sunday voiced vehement condemnation of the “terrorist” blast that targeted a church in Cairo and left scores of people dead or wounded. An official source at the Foreign Ministry said in a statement that such “terrorist” acts would never undermine Egypt’s resolve to fight …

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Amir condoles blast toll in Turkey

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 11, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Sunday sent a cable of condolences to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over the terrorist blasts that targeted Turkish security forces in the vicinity of Besiktas Stadium in Istanbul. In his cable, His Highness the …

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Russia new tourist hotspot for Kuwaitis & Gulf citizens

MOSCOW, Dec 11, (KUNA): Russia has emerged as a new tourist destination for Kuwaiti and Gulf citizens, after the ninth most populous nation attracted some 32 million visitors in 2015. In March, Russia opened a national tourist office in Kuwait, an endeavor intended to lure Arab and Gulf tourists to …

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WORK ON RESOLVING PROBLEMS FACING CITIZENS: AMIR – Cabinet formed with seven new faces

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 10, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Saturday hosted the newly-formed Cabinet of the State of Kuwait at the Amiri Airport where His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah presented His Highness with the freshly-nominated ministers. His Highness the …

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‘Festival at Sheikh Jaber Center reflects love towards Saudi King’; Saudi King concludes official visit to Kuwait

KUWAIT, Dec 10, (KUNA): A special festival held at Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Center in honor of visiting Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz mirrors Kuwaitis’ love towards Saudi Arabia, its King and people, said Undersecretary of Ministry of Information Tareq Al-Mezrem. Since the announcement of King’s visit to Kuwait, the …

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‘New B777-300ER plane to kick off commercial flights to London soon’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 10, (KUNA): Kuwait Airways Corporation pointed out that the long-haul “Failaka” B777-300ER plane which joined its fleet today would start commercial service shortly after brief tests and pilot flights. It noted that Failaka plane is one of 10 contracted upon with the US aircraft maker Boeing, the …

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Kuwaiti Ambassador receives Indian human rights award ’16

NEW DELHI, Dec 10, (KUNA): Kuwait Ambassador to India Fahad Al-Awadhi has been conferred the prestigious Indian Universal Human Rights Promotion Award 2016. The ambassador received the award Saturday at the 17th World Human Rights Congress organized by the Indian Institute of Human Rights in New Delhi on the occasion …

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Human Rights Day marked with different themes yrly

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 10: Human Rights Day is celebrated every Dec 10 with different themes and this year’s theme is: “Stand Up For Someone’s Rights Today.” In a press statement, Kuwaiti Society for Human Rights (KSHR), pointed out the necessity to protect the rights of all humans, not just those …

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Interior hails historic visit of King Salman to Kuwait – HH the Amir, Saudi King attend ceremony

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 9, (KUNA): Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Sabah on Friday expressed deep satisfaction with the current historic visit to the country by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of the brotherly Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This visit …

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