Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) apologized for a mistake it did in a Twitter post on Wednesday and said it has taken decisive measures to address the issue.
Minister of Information and Culture and Minister of State for Youth Abdulrahman Al-Mutairi
instructed execution of decisive measures at the electronic editing department with the aim
of preventing mistakes future, KUNA spokesman Essam Al-Ruwayyeh said in a statement.
Among the measures, he added, was appointing experienced Kuwaiti editors at the
electronic editing department, as well as firing those who committed the mistake. KUNA is keen on the accuracy of news published on its social media platforms, as well as
reporting local and international events in a credible and transparent manner, he said.