Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) has a 37 year history of supporting the advancement of science and technology in Kuwait. In 1976, a visionary call by the late Amir of Kuwait, Sheikh Jaber Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, then Crown Prince and Prime Minister of Kuwait, was favourably embraced by the Chamber of Commerce and leaders of the economic sector in the country. It resulted in the establishment of the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences by an Amiri Decree on 12th December 1976; stating its mandate as a private non-profit organization devoted to supporting scientific research today. The Foundation’s work is overseen by a Board of Directors, chaired by H.H. the Amir, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. It is financially supported by Kuwaiti private sector companies who have made generous contributions throughout the years, the contribution is currently set at 1% of their net annual profit. Read More

تمتلك مؤسسة الكويت للتقدم العلمي سجلاً تاريخياً حافلاً يمتد نحو 37 عاماً من دعم وتعزيز التقدم العلمي والتكنولوجي في دولة الكويت. وفي عام 1976، تلقى قادة القطاعات الاقتصادية في البلاد توجيهاً سامياً من المغفور له بإذن الله الشيخ جابر الأحمد الجابر الصباح (ولي العهد ورئيس مجلس الوزراء آنذاك) يتعلق بإنشاء مؤسسة الكويت للتقدم العلمي. وبناء عليه، تم نشر مرسوم أميري في الجريدة الرسمية «الكويت اليوم» في 12 ديسمبر 1976، بإنشاء المؤسسة وتحديد شروطها المرجعية، كمؤسسة خاصة غير ربحية، تهدف في المقام الأول إلى دعم البحث العلمي على أعلى المستويات، وتشجيع الباحثين. قراءة المزيد


THAT AL SALASIL is a family owned business which started as a small bookstore at Hamad Al Mubarak St., Sharq, in 1969.  Later on it moved to Salmiya Salem Al Mubarak St. where its official business started in 1972. 

THAT AL SALASIL operates in Kuwait where it started as book publishers and distributors.  We are committed to selecting and promoting the most interesting and informative material, which helped us to be among the major publishers in the Middle East.  You can never go to any of the major Book Fairs in the Middle East without finding THAT AL SALASIL among the major exhibitors.

Committed to the dissemination of knowledge, THAT AL SALASIL has the largest chain of bookstores in Kuwait.  We have an enormous collection of books (both Arabic and English) ranging from novels to history and education to children’s books.