KUNA main news for Thursday, Jan 28, 2016

Local:

KUWAIT — Kuwaiti PM attends flag-raising ceremony

KUWAIT — Arab Parliament President Ahmad Al-Jarwan applauds Arab and Gulf cultural events and festivals KUWAIT — Kuwait, Hungary sign aviation agreement

KUWAIT — Cold weather spell continues throughout the week with the possibility of frost forming in some parts of the country Economic:

KUWAIT — 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, says a Kuwaiti official.

KUWAIT — Kuwait Finance House (Baitak) announces net profit of KD 145.8 million for the year 2015, compared to KD 126.4 million in 2014.

International:

ROME — President of the Republic of Italy Sergio Mattarella receives visiting Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, kicking off his European tour to bolster bilateral ties.

BRUSSELS — NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg releases his annual report at a press conference providing an overview of NATO activities in 2015 in the fight against terrorism, enhancing deterrence and defence and investing in security.

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, says Saudi Minister of Education Ahmad Al-Issa.

ANKARA — Talented Turkish artisans have turned mosaic creativity, which dates back thousands of years in human history, into money-making modern craft.

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