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KISR is a public institute having an independent identity supervised by a Minister assigned by the Ministerial Council and managed by a Director General.

KISR is governed by a Board of Trustees chaired by the assigned Minister and consisting of key decision-making representatives from:

  • Kuwait University
  • Ministry of Oil
  • Ministry of Electricity and Water
  • Ministry of Commerce and Industry 
  • Ministry of Finance
  • Supreme Council for Planning and Development
  • Ministry of Education
  • Ministry of Higher Education 
  • Ministry of Health
  • Ministry of Public Works
  • The Industrial Bank of Kuwait
  • Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences
  • A member having experience in scientific research
  • KISR Director General