MP protests expat advisors’ hiring
KUWAIT: MP Askar Al-Enezi yesterday filed an inquiry against Minister of Commerce and Industry Yousef AlAli concerning appointing expatriate advisors in his undersecretary’s office with high salaries despite the presence of a ‘technical office’ staffed by Kuwaitis who are paid much less. Enezi added that the undersecretary had scrapped the technical office, claiming that it did not include legal staff.
Chairman of the parliament’s financial and economic affairs committee MP Faisal Al-Shaya said that the committee withdrew two reports about public tenders and commercial agencies for further studying.
Kuwait Municipality decided to expand the northern and eastern borders of Wafra farms by 150 meters on each side, said acting director Ahmad Al-Manfouhi in an official directive he issued. Manfouhi explained that the Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR) had asked to expand these boundaries by 82.7 meters in view of the previous 500-meter safety zone flanking the railway line due to be built. He added that since the safety area was reduced to only 200 meters, the municipality agreed to expand farm areas by 150 meters.
MP Askar Al-Enezi