KUNA main news for Sunday, Jan 31, 2016

Local:

KUWAIT – Kuwait Environment Protection Society (KEPS) joins forces with Directorate of Civil Aviation at Kuwait International Airport (KIA) to preserve country’s wildlife.

KUWAIT – Kuwait has benefited substantially from the Second Gulf Forum on Nano technology which was held in Oman, MILSET (Asia), the International Movement for Leisure Activities in Science and Technology Office Director Adnan Al-Meer, says.

KUWAIT – Chairman of UK All Party Parliamentary Group and member of British Conservatives Party Dr. Phillip Lee praises UK-KUWAIT ties as “strong and historic.”

KUWAIT – Minister of Public Works, Minister of State for National Assembly Affairs Dr. Ali Al-Omair affirms citizens’ income will not be affected due to prospected lift of fuel, power subsidies.

Economic:

KUWAIT – Jitters resulting from unstable oil prices, corporate results’ forecast overshadow Kuwait bourse trades, analysts say.

International:

London – British Minister of State for International Development Desmond Swayne lauds His Highness Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah as a humanitarian leader who has transformed Kuwait into an international hub for humanitarian giving.

London – The Global Humanitarian Forum hails prominent role of Kuwait in international humanitarian action, namely efforts to support the Syrian people.

Riyadh – Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir to hold news conference with his Turkish counterpart shedding light on reginal issues.

Geneva – UN-sponsored peace negotiations for Syria pursue.

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