In honor of the 30th Anniversary of the Liberation of Kuwait, AmCham Kuwait would like to share the following videos. Click on the below links to watch
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“Lockheed Martin has had a presence in the Middle East for over five decades.
Along with physical defense products and technological solutions, Lockheed Martin also works with its Middle East partners across several capacity building programs that are formulated to assist the region with their development goals as they navigate an increasingly complex world.” Learn more...
‘’ Viatris Inc. (NASDAQ: VTRS) is a new kind of healthcare company, empowering people worldwide to live healthier at every stage of life. We provide access to medicines, advance sustainable operations, develop innovative solutions and leverage our collective expertise to connect more people to more products and services through our one-of-a-kind Global Healthcare GatewayTM. Formed in November 2020 through the combination of Mylan and Upjohn, a legacy division of Pfizer, Viatris brings together scientific, manufacturing and distribution expertise with proven regulatory, medical and commercial capabilities to deliver high-quality medicines to patients in more than 165 countries and territories. Viatris’ portfolio comprises more than 1,400 approved molecules across a wide range of therapeutic areas, spanning both non-communicable and infectious diseases, including globally recognized brands, complex generic and branded medicines, a growing portfolio of biosimilars and a variety of over-the-counter consumer products*. Our high quality global manufacturing, scientific excellence and vast supply chain network mean we are uniquely positioned to improve access to medicine for patients worldwide. With a global workforce of approximately 45,000, Viatris is headquartered in the U.S.’’
 
Learn more at viatris.com and investor.viatris.com, and connect with us on Twitter at @ViatrisIncLinkedIn and YouTube.
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Guardian Commercial Company (W.L.L.) was created by a group of Kuwaiti investors/managers with the goal of creating opportunities from inefficient market practices using their experiences and global network. Since inception in 2014, Guardian has focused primarily on the security and defense sector. As an approved FMS contractor in Kuwait, Guardian kicked off its first project as a subcontractor providing support and services for a US defense based main contractor. Guardian continues to provide these support services to its partners in the US who wish to pursue or execute projects in Kuwait. Also, Guardian aims to work with international partners whether as an agent or distributor to provide cutting-edge technologies and solutions to both the private and public sectors in Kuwait.
February 15, 2021. ABCK-AmCham Kuwait hosted a Briefing on Intellectual Property Law Updates in the Region on Monday, February 15. The event was organized by ABCK-AmCham Kuwait, U.S. Department of Commerce and U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; in collaboration with AmCham Dubai, AmCham Abu Dhabi, AmCham Qatar, AmCham Bahrain, AmCham Oman and AmCham Saudi Arabia... Read more...
March 3, 2021. ABCK- AmCham Kuwait in coordination with Citigroup held a fireside chat with Citi Group’s Global Head of Commodities Strategy Citi Research Dr. Edward Morse. The event was supported by the American Chambers of Commerce in Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman, and Saudi Arabia.
 
Mr. Fatah Adour, General Manager of Citibank Kuwait kick started the webinar by thanking the participants for their attendance and AmChams in GCC for their collaboration in this webinar then handed over to Mr. David walker, Head of Public Sector Banking for Citigroup in Europe, Middle East and Africa to moderate the discussions with Dr. Morse.
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Ernst & Young Consortium appointed for Kuwait’s IWPP advisory services

The Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects (KAPP) announced in a statement that it was granted the approval of the State Audit Bureau of Kuwait to sign a contract for “Transaction Advisory Services for the Independent Water and Power Producers, IWPP in Kuwait”.
Kuwait said to plan drawdown from sovereign wealth fund


Kuwait's government has submitted a draft law to parliament requesting permission to withdraw as much as 5 billion dinars ($16.5 billion) a year from the country's sovereign wealth fund, according to two people familiar with the matter. Click to read more
Commerce Min. issues decision to establish Kuwait Consumer Protection Association


Kuwait, Mar1 (KUNA) -- Minister of Commerce and Industry and Economic Affairs Faisal Al-Medlej issued on Monday a ministerial decision to establish the Kuwaiti Consumer Protection Associaltion.

A press statement by the commerce ministry noted that the association is the third to be announced by the ministry Click to read more
PCR tests not required before vaccination


The Ministry of Health (MOH) announced that there were no unexpected side effects or death related to Corona vaccinations among the total number of cases that received vaccinations in the country, Al Qabas daily reported.
MOH sources also told the daily that the medical teams follow the guidelines and global health recommendations regarding giving vaccines to different segments, as there are no PCR swabs or antibody tests is required before taking the vaccine. Click to read more
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PACI activates curfew permit website
KUWAIT: Director General of Public Authority for Civil Information Musaed Al-Asousi said yesterday that PACI reactivated the permits’ link, which enables the public to leave houses during the curfew (from 5:00 pm to 5:00 am) for a period not exceeding two hours.

NASA's Perseverance Drives on Mars' Terrain for First Time

NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover performed its first drive on Mars March 4, covering 21.3 feet (6.5 meters) across the Martian landscape. The drive served as a mobility test that marks just one of many milestones as team members check out and calibrate every system, subsystem, and instrument on Perseverance. Once the rover begins pursuing its science goals, regular commutes extending 656 feet (200 meters) or more are expected. click to read more..
Department of Commerce's EDA Awards Over $70 Million To Support Economic Recovery Across The U.S. And Territories

Today, the Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration announced over $70 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance, Disaster Recovery, and Public Works Program grants to support businesses and communities adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic and natural disasters, and bolster public works projects to spur economic growth. These grants provide critical gap financing for local companies, support infrastructure improvement projects, and strengthen workforce development programs to help create jobs and generate private investments in communities across the country. Click to read more...
Covid-19 and cyberattacks: which emerging markets and sectors are most at risk?

The coronavirus pandemic has helped drive the rapid growth of digital solutions. While this has enabled a number of positive developments, it has also exposed many sectors to a heightened threat of cyberattacks.

As lockdowns and curfews were introduced around the world to stop the spread of Covid-19 Read more...
Global Supply Chain Management at AIU

It is sometimes argued that "one can discern the quality of a company from the quality of its supply chain".  This statement does indeed have a measure of cogency when one correlates the performance of the most successful global brands, with the level of sophistication of their supply chains, as well as the quality of their logistics management. The AIU Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM) program is highly relevant to modern business in Kuwait as it emphasizes.. Read more...
Gulf Insurance Group announces the financial results for the year 2020
The Group achieved a remarkable growth of 22% in net profits recording KD 16.3 million. Read more...
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