Staff from imported food dept sent to PAFN
Health Inspection depts to be transferred
KUWAIT CITY, Sept 28: A decision was issued recently for the delegation of 300 employees from the Imported Food Department of the Service Sector to the Public Authority for Food and Nutrition (PAFN) by the beginning of the coming week, reports AlQabas daily quoting informed sources from Kuwait Municipality.
They explained that all employees, buildings and departments of the Imported Food Department will be transferred to the supervision of PAFN based on the Cabinet’s decision in this regard. These departments include Department of Audit and Technical Inspection, Department of Follow-UP and Monitoring, Department of Investment, Imported Food departments at the land borders of Sulaibiya, Nuwaiseeb, Salmi and Abdali, and the sectors of air and marine imports at Shuwaikh Port, Shuaiba, Doha and Kuwait International Airport.
The sources revealed that 300 employees will be delegated until required job vacancies are declared, after which they will be transferred permanently, indicating that this is expected to happen in April 2018.
The sources added that the Health Inspection departments in all governorates will be transferred to supervision of PAFN in December 2017 including all employees and units of the department.
They said PAFN will hand over the building of Imported Food Department at Sulaibikhat area temporarily until the building of the food-testing laboratory is completed and then the Sulaibikhat building will be returned to Kuwait Municipality.