NO. 52


Financial and Banking News

Economic Perspectives

Committee Rejects KD20,000 Compensation for Kuwaiti Families

The Finance and Economy Committee of the Kuwaiti National Assembly hasrejected a proposal to give every Kuwaiti family KD20,000 ($69,000) to coverlosses and hardship arising from the Iraqi occupation. The sponsors of theproposal say they will still press for its adoption by the full Assembly. Halfthe money would be paid as a grant and the other half as an...