State of Kuwait

State of Kuwait

Kuwaitis are hospitable; however, it is important to behave according to their cultural norms. Although women play a greater role in Kuwaiti society then women do in many other Gulf countries, they seldom socialize together in public.

Arabic is the official language of Kuwait, but English is widely spoken. It is used in business and is a compulsory second language in schools. Among the non-Kuwaiti population, State of Kuwait2many people speak Farsi, the official language of Iran, or Urdu, the official language of Pakistan.

Islam is practiced by the majority of Kuwaitis and governs their personal, political, economic and legal lives.

To find out more contact:

Embassy of the State of Kuwait
5 Callemonda Rise
O’Malley ACT 2606
+61 2 6286 7777


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