Kuwait Celebrates Recapping of Last Burning Oil Well
At an official ceremony held on 6 November and attended by governmentministers and officials as well as foreign dignitaries and ambassadors, theAmir of Kuwait, Shaikh Jabir al-Ahmad al-Sabah, symbolically pressed a switch toclose the valve of the last burning oil well, Burgan No. 118, marking the end ofthe fire-fighting effort which has lasted for eight months. Burgan No. 118 wasactually put out earlier...