Crack­down on abuse of state lands off Sev­enth Ring Road

Devel­op­ment plan to move for­ward

Kuwait Times - - LOCAL - By Me­shaal Al-Enezi

KUWAIT: Start­ing to­day, Kuwait Mu­nic­i­pal­ity will launch its first mis­sion to re­move vi­o­la­tions on pub­lic prop­erty along the sev­enth ring road where state lands are be­ing used to store ma­chin­ery, as garages and stor­age area for scrap metal and used tires, some of which have been there for more than 15 years.

Devel­op­ment plan

Around 15 per­cent of devel­op­ment projects are now ready to be im­ple­mented, Min­is­ter of So­cial Af­fairs and La­bor Hind Al-Subaih said yes­ter­day, de­scrib­ing the progress as an “un­prece­dented achieve­ment.”

Subaih, who is also min­is­ter of state for devel­op­ment and plan­ning, stressed that af­ter an agree­ment with the con­cerned Mu­nic­i­pal Coun­cil com­mit­tee, many ob­sta­cles that had been de­lay­ing the devel­op­ment plan projects were solved.

Speak­ing on the side­lines of a meet­ing with the re­form and devel­op­ment com­mit­tee yes­ter­day morn­ing, Subaih said that co­or­di­na­tion meet­ings em­pha­size that all state bod­ies are rep­re­sented in the devel­op­ment plan. Osama Al-Otaibi, head of the re­form and devel­op­ment com­mit­tee at the Mu­nic­i­pal Coun­cil, mean­while said that such meet­ings help achieve greater good and accelerate the pace of work in devel­op­ment plan projects by re­mov­ing all kinds of ob­sta­cles. He also stressed that bod­ies ben­e­fit­ing from all projects have to at­tend the meet­ings to dis­cuss the ob­sta­cles de­lay­ing them.

Also speak­ing on the oc­ca­sion, Kuwait Mu­nic­i­pal­ity Di­rec­tor Ahmed Al-Man­fouhi stressed that the pace of work in the na­tional devel­op­ment plan projects was ac­cel­er­at­ing and that dis­cus­sions in five ma­jor projects were al­ready com­plete.

In other news, de­cree num­ber 300/2016, on the is­sue of the ex­ec­u­tive chart of law num­ber 2/2016 per­tain­ing the pub­lic au­thor­ity for fight­ing cor­rup­tion and fi­nan­cial state­ment dis­clo­sure, was is­sued and pub­lished in the of­fi­cial gazette; Al-Kuwait Al-Youm yes­ter­day.

KUWAIT: Min­is­ter of So­cial Af­fairs and La­bor Hind Al-Subaih at­tends the work­shop. —KUNA

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