‘Clean Fuel Project’ 85 pc com­plete

CTC to float two ten­ders

Arab Times - - LOCAL -

KUWAIT CITY, March 14, (KUNA): Kuwait’s “Clean Fuel Project” has reached an over­all progress of 85 per­cent and should be fin­ished by the end of the year, an of­fi­cial said on Tues­day.

The Gen­eral Sec­re­tar­iat of the Supreme Coun­cil for Plan­ning and Devel­op­ment’s As­sis­tant Un­der­sec­re­tary Bader Al-Re­fai pro­vided the in­for­ma­tion in a state­ment to the press, on the side­lines of a field visit to the site of the project at the premises of Kuwait Na­tional Petroleum Com­pany (KNPC).

He re­vealed that the mon­u­men­tal en­ter­prise worth KD 4.68 bil­lion ($15 bil­lion) would pro­vide a stag­ger­ing 570 op­por­tu­ni­ties for em­ploy­ment, meet­ing the grow­ing needs of the job mar­ket.

Mean­while, Suad Al-Awadh, who fol­lows the progress of plans and pro­grams at the sec­re­tar­iat, said that the project aims to create a di­verse and sus­tain­able econ­omy. She added that the pur­pose of the visit was to ad­dress any ex­is­ten­tial ob­sta­cles that could hin­der the progress of one of KNPC’s highly touted projects.

In­di­ca­tors of the gov­ern­ment’s in­abil­ity to com­plete hous­ing projects emerged 24 hours af­ter State Min­is­ter for Hous­ing and Pub­lic Ser­vices Af­fairs Dr Je­nan Bushahri is­sued a warn­ing in this re­gard, re­ports AlRai daily quot­ing sources.

Sources said the Cen­tral Ten­ders Com­mit­tee (CTC) has re­jected the pro­posed es­tab­lish­ment of a sewage wa­ter pu­rifi­ca­tion plant in Mutla’a Hous­ing City.

Mean­while, sources from the Min­istry of Pub­lic Works dis­closed the CTC in­tends to float two ten­ders for this project. Sources added the min­istry has ob­tained ap­proval from its fi­nance coun­ter­part on the fi­nan­cial link to the project which is ex­pected to be com­pleted in 2022 at a to­tal cost of KD 150 mil­lion.


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