NEW PRI­VATE HOS­PI­TALS TO HAVE RE­DUCED AR­EAS

Kuwait Times - - LOCAL - By Me­shaal Al-Enezi

The Min­istry of Health will re­duce the ar­eas of pri­vate hos­pi­tals built in the fu­ture due to a lack of enough space to build hos­pi­tals the way they used to be, as­sis­tant un­der­sec­re­tary for pri­vate med­i­cal ser­vices Dr Mohammed Al-Khashti said. Speak­ing to re­porters at the side­lines of Omooma Hospi­tal’s 6th an­niver­sary cel­e­bra­tions, Khashti said some own­ers had al­ready been granted li­censes to build new hos­pi­tals. Mean­while, Omooma Hospi­tal’s founder and su­per­vi­sor Alia Faisal AlKhaled said the hospi­tal had faced var­i­ous chal­lenges since it opened in 2010, in­clud­ing hir­ing skilled med­i­cal and ad­min­is­tra­tive staff. Also speak­ing on the oc­ca­sion, the hospi­tal’s CEO Dr Saeed Rateb said new wings would be added to the hospi­tal next year. He added that since its es­tab­lish­ment in 2010, the hospi­tal has re­ceived over 330,000 pa­tients.

Min­is­ter of Elec­tric­ity and Wa­ter and act­ing min­is­ter of pub­lic works and awqaf Ahmed Al-Jas­sar signed a con­tract to de­sign, build and main­tain rain drainage lines on the new roads ex­tend­ing from Saad Al-Ab­dul­lah Road to Buhaith Gate at a to­tal cost of KD 97.96 mil­lion.

Road projects

Kuwait Foot­ball As­so­ci­a­tion’s of­fi­cial Twit­ter ac­count said that a fi­nal ver­dict was is­sued by the com­pre­hen­sive court or­der­ing freez­ing the as­so­ci­a­tion’s fi­nan­cial as­sets to pay a KD 47,500 debt due to a sports­wear com­pany con­tracted in 2012 to pro­vide na­tional team jer­seys.

Fi­nal ver­dict

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