With reference to the above subject, and the CMA regulations number (هـ.أ.م/ق.ر./إ.م/2/2012) on the disclosure of material information and the announcement mechanism (Handling with the rumors and news), commenting on what has been circulated yesterday by some of the media quoted from Reuters that the results of National Investments Company have shown a decline in the Net Profit of the second quarter of 2015 by 189% to reach KD 621 thousand (USD 2 million) compared to the same quarter of the previous year which was KD 1.79 million. We would like to inform you that the abovementioned news is inaccurate and the correct news is as follow: The results of the National Investments Company which was announced on Sunday showed a rise in the net profit of the second quarter of 2015 by 189% to reach KD 1.79 million (USD 5.9 million) compared to the same quarter of the previous year which was KD 621 thousand. The Company clarified in a disclosure published on Kuwait Stock Exchange website that the profit has reached KD 3.8 million for the first half of the year 2015 compared to the same period of the previous year which shows a rise by 68%, with Earning Per share of 4.46 fils which shows a rise by 69.5% compared to the same period of the previous year. Further, the website of Reuters has made a noteworthy and correction the abovementioned news on Sunday 9/8/2015. NIC would like to clarify the matter and remove any confusion regarding the abovementioned subject to the public investors and those who are interested.