The Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor encourages and supports cultural and recreational organizations and sponsors theatrical activities for youth. The Kuwait National Commission for Education, Science and Culture is a primary organization for the advancement of science, art, and culture. The multinational Islamic Organization for Medical Sciences and the Arab Center for Medical Literature are in Kuwait. National youth organizations include the National Union of Kuwaiti Students and the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts Associations. There is a chamber of commerce and industry in the capital. The Red Crescent Society is active.