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The Order of Kuwait (Wisam al-Kuwait) is an award given by the State of Kuwait. It ranks below the Order of Mubarak the Great.[1]

Order of Kuwait
Awarded by  Kuwait
TypeOrder
Awarded forOutstanding service to the nation
StatusCurrently constituted
SovereignSabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
Precedence
Next (higher)Order of Mubarak the Great

The Order of Kuwait was founded in 1974 by Amir Sabah III. It was reformed and modified in 1991.[1] It is awarded "For outstanding service to the nation".[2]

GradesEdit

The Order of Kuwait is awarded in one of eight grades. In descending order:[2][3]

  • Riband of the Special Class
  • 1st Class
  • Medallion of the Special Class
  • Medallion of the 1st Class
  • 2nd Class
  • 3rd Class
  • 4th Class
  • 5th Class

InsigniaEdit

Ribbons
Special Class First Class
   

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Kuwait: Orders and decorations". The Royal Ark. Retrieved 27 January 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Kuwait: Order of Kuwait". Medals of the World. Retrieved 27 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Kuwait: Order of Kuwait". Medals of the World. Retrieved 27 January 2016.