More than 200 exhibitors from across the globe are likely to showcase their products at the Big Five Kuwait Expo, to be held from 22nd to 24th September this year.
Kuwait recently revamped its healthcare scheme for treatment abroad by slashing daily allowances offered to patients and their companions.
The one and only civil airport in Kuwait, namely, the Kuwait International Airport, has grown steadily in recent years, with the national carrier Kuwait Airways, trying to become a global hub carrier.
Kuwait has suspended a programme under which foreign winners of huge government contracts are required to invest in the local economy, said the Finance Minister this week, as it was trying to attract more overseas companies into the Gulf state.
The National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters (NCCAL) was working hard to get Kuwait Towers listed on the UN preparatory list of World Heritage edifices.
The Kuwait Towers are the most famous landmarks of Kuwait. The Kuwait Towers are situated on the Arabian Gulf Street in Dasman, promontory to east of City Center. The topmost sphere of the largest tower (187 meters in height), has a revolving observation area and a restaurant with access to high speed lifts. The middle tower comprises one million gallons of water. Read More
Pearl Diving: The Kuwayt Annual Pearl Diving festivals help the current generation to experience the hardship and excitement of pearl diving, which their forefathers once experienced. The festivals are a tribute to men who dedicated their lives to the pearling industry. The youngsters prepare in advance for the event by training themselves in sailing and diving, interacting with old divers and experienced captains, and get familiarized with the equipment. Read More
Kuwait, the prototypical oil-rich state, has more than ten percent of the world's
estimated oil reserves, and is a leading exporter of petroleum. Tourists, who look
forward to a relaxed entry into the Muslim world, can enter Kuwait, and wander around souks, mosques and other sandy traces of ancient Bedouin days. But, behind the extravagant
richness, lies the traditional values and warm Arabian hospitality.