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un­prece­dented rain fall.

His High­ness the Prime Min­is­ter said ear­lier the govern­ment was fol­low­ing up closely the sit­u­a­tion across the coun­try amid the un­sta­ble weather con­di­tions and heavy rains.

There are direct in­struc­tions to all min­istries to take nec­es­sary mea­sures to main­tain safety of cit­i­zens and their prop­er­ties, His High­ness the Prime Min­is­ter said.

Of­fi­cials fail­ing to ful­fill their du­ties well, will be held ac­count­able, he vowed.

In con­fer­ence call with the con­cerned min­is­ters, His High­ness the Premier af­firmed the ne­ces­sity of mak­ing sure that all govern­ment bod­ies are ready to deal with the cur­rent weather con­di­tions.

Kuwait has been wit­ness­ing an un­sta­ble weather as­so­ci­ated with scat­tered thun­der­ous rains ex­pected to run un­til Sun­day morn­ing.

In light of the flood­ing which led to the res­ig­na­tion of Min­is­ter of Pub­lic Works and State Min­is­ter for Mu­nic­i­pal­ity, Par­lia­ment Speaker Mar­zouq Al-Ghanim dis­closed the leg­isla­tive and ex­ec­u­tive au­thor­i­ties will hold an emer­gency meet­ing at the Na­tional Assem­bly on Sun­day.

The Speaker ex­plained that this is in re­sponse to the re­quest of sev­eral MPs

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