Minister inaugurates new premises of Farwaniya Security Directorate
Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad AlKhaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah inaugurated Thursday Al-Farwaniya Security Directorate’s new building. Speaking to reporters during the opening ceremony, Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled stated the new building comes within the framework of a series projects to revamp security facilities nationwide.
The recent security developments require readiness and vigilance to ensure the safety of the nation, he said, stressing the importance of reinforcing initiative-taking behavior among security personnel and training them on taking charge of security actions to enable them to face challenges with high efficiency, he said.
The Kuwaiti political leadership strongly backs the security institution’s efforts to retain the country and people’s security, Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled affirmed. The supreme leadership’s support has enabled security men to attain a number of goals during the past period in various fields, he said, noting that these security achievements have gained the appreciation and respect of the Kuwaiti people.
Meanwhile, the minister praised the plans and measures taken by security bodies for the upcoming parliamentary elections, pointing out Kuwaiti security institutions’ experience and efficiency in dealing with such an event.
He also expressed his hope that this years’ election meets people’s aspirations, and that the ministry achieves its goal of serving the Kuwaiti people and preserve their safety and security during the electoral process. — KUNA
KUWAIT: Oil exporting contracts
Kuwait’s crude oil exporting contracts have recently increased 28 percent with Japan, and 65 percent with Taiwan, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) announced Thursday. KPC’s marketing team has succeeded in increasing the contract volume of Kuwaiti crude oil with JX Nippon Oil and Gas Exploration Corporation, considered as Japan’s number one company in refining potency and operations volume, and Chinese Petroleum Corporation (CPC), which is a major staterun company in Taiwan, the Kuwaiti corporation said in a press statement. — KUNA
Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled AlHamad Al-Sabah tours Al-Farwaniya Security Directorate’s new building.