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This day in Kuwait''s History.

KUWAIT, Oct 28 (KUNA) -

1969 -- The first ground station for satellite communications is

inaugurated in the area of Umm Al-Aish.

1994 -- The State of Kuwait Noun 1. State of Kuwait - an Arab kingdom in Asia on the northwestern coast of the Persian Gulf; a major source of petroleum
Koweit, Kuwait

Arab League - an international organization of independent Arab states formed in 1945 to promote cultural and economic
 establishes diplomatic relations with the

Republic of Estonia.

1994 -- US President Bill Clinton pays a brief visit to Kuwait during which

he holds talks with the Amir and inspects American troops stationed along the

Kuwaiti-Iraqi border. The Amir bestows the Mubarak Al-Kabeer Medal upon the US

President in appreciation for his country's stances supporting Kuwait's rights

and causes.

1996 -- Kuwait's national soccer team wins 13th Arabian Gulf Arabian Gulf: see Persian Gulf.  tournament,

reclaiming the title.

2000 -- The State of Kuwait declares a donation of USD USD

In currencies, this is the abbreviation for the U.S. Dollar.

Notes:
The currency market, also known as the Foreign Exchange market, is the largest financial market in the world, with a daily average volume of over US $1 trillion.
 150 million to

Al-Aqsa fund in line with resolutions of the emergency Cairo Arab summit.

2003 -- Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) launches its web service with the aim of

providing advanced services in media.

2006 - State of Kuwait promulgates Kuwait Cultural Charitable Society which

offers scholarships and aid to high-achievers whether Kuwaitis or other

nationals with the aim of boosting social development and also supports

investment and charity projects.

2007 -- Minister of Social Affairs and Labor issues new regulations

regarding criteria for citizens to be granted "seniors' care".

2008 -- Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) is an organization in Kuwait which engages in scientific and applied research for several purposes including preserving the environment, serving the economy, advising the government of scientific issues, and others.  gets the best 2008 energy

project prize for its initiative in smart-control conditioning and lighting

systems for state bodies, granted by a US engineers association.

2008 -- Ali Al-Mufidi, a pioneer actor and artists of theatre, radio, and

television, passes away aged 69. The artist played a part in the first Kuwaiti

cinema production "Bas ya Bahar."

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