Briefing of KUNA main news for Thursday until 12:00 GMT

Kuwait – A USD 312 million was promised at the Fourth International Pledging Conference for Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) to support the Syrians, Chairman of the International Islamic Charitable Organization (IICO) Dr. Abdullah Al-Matouq announced on Thursday.

London – The UK announces on Thursday that it is ready to receive Syrian refugee children with “special cases” in Syria and refugee camps in neighboring countries.

Riyadh – The second meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Education Ministers’ Committee is likely to contribute to drawing up education policies to achieve ambitious development goals of the bloc’s leaders, Saudi Minister of Education Ahmad Al-Issa said on Thursday.

Kuwait – The oil revenues for the 2016-17 budget is at KD 5.8 billion, around 78 percent of the budget and based on the USD 25 per barrel price for the Kuwaiti oil, said Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance, and Acting Minister of Oil Anas Al-Saleh Thursday.