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CP to pa­tron­ize cer­e­mony:

His High­ness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ah­mad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah will pa­tron­ize the 25th Crown Prince’s Karate Cham­pi­onship clos­ing cer­e­mony, or­ga­nized by the Kuwaiti Karate Fed­er­a­tion.

His High­ness dep­u­tized Gover­nor of Hawally, Lt Gen (rtd) Sheikh Ah­mad Al-Nawaf Al-Ah­mad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to at­tend the cer­e­mony at the head­quar­ters of the Kuwaiti Karate Fed­er­a­tion at 5:00 pm to­day (Tues­day). (KUNA)

Kuwait last among GCC na­tions:

In an in­dex on ef­fi­ciency of gov­ern­men­tal ex­pen­di­ture, Kuwait fell in last place among Gulf coun­tries, 9th place among Arab coun­tries and 59th in­ter­na­tion­ally, re­ports Al-Qabas daily.

This was in­cluded in the lat­est in­dex of World Eco­nomic Fo­rum on the ef­fi­ciency of gov­ern­ments in spend­ing and non-wastage of pub­lic funds par­tic­u­larly ex­pen­di­ture of gov­ern­men­tal rev­enues on en­ter­prises, ini­tia­tives, ser­vices and com­modi­ties.

KRCS to par­tic­i­pate:

Kuwait Red Cres­cent So­ci­ety will take part in the 43rd meet­ing of the Arab Red Cres­cent and Red Cross Or­ga­ni­za­tion due in Bagh­dad on April 20-21.

KRCS Sec­re­tary Gen­eral Maha Al-Bar­jas said in re­marks to KUNA on Mon­day that the sched­uled meet­ing would tackle hu­man­i­tar­ian is­sues in a num­ber of states, wit­ness­ing con­flicts and armed strifes, with aim of se­cur­ing aid for peo­ple in need. (KUNA)

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