Over 400 get govt nod for rain-losses com­pen­sa­tion

MPW seeks cash to fill up pot­holes on roads

Arab Times - - LOCAL -

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 6: A re­li­able source at the Pub­lic Author­ity for Assess­ment the Com­pen­sa­tions said about 2,000 peo­ple af­flicted by the re­cent heavy rain­fall have filed for com­pen­sa­tion be­fore the door closes for fil­ing re­quests, re­ports Al-Anba daily.

Speak­ing to the daily, the source pointed out com­mit­tee has given in­voices to more than 400 peo­ple af­flicted by the rains to re­ceive their com­pen­sa­tions which means their claims have been ac­cepted.. how­ever, they have to wait for their turn.

Mean­while, the Min­istry of Pub­lic Works is seek­ing ad­di­tional bud­get from the Min­istry of Fi­nance to re­pair pot­holes on roads and high­ways caused by the re­cent heavy rains, re­ports Al-Anba daily.

The source added the min­istry has pre­pared a re­port on the roads which need ur­gent at­ten­tion be­cause of fly­ing gravel.

Mean­while, the neu­tral com­mit­tee which was formed by the Min­is­ter of Pub­lic Works on the is­sue of fly­ing gravel is ex­pected to sub­mit its re­port within two weeks.

The min­is­ter will then sub­mit the re­port to the Coun­cil of Min­is­ters and then the Na­tional Assem­bly for nec­es­sary ac­tion.

Kuwait is ea­ger to pro­mote re­la­tions with Jor­dan in all fields, Kuwait’s Min­is­ter of In­for­ma­tion Mo­ham­mad AlJabri said on Wed­nes­day.

Al-Jabri, who also serves as Min­is­ter of State for Youths Af­fairs, made the state­ment dur­ing his meet­ing with a vis­it­ing Jor­da­nian del­e­ga­tion in­clud­ing some of­fi­cials and ed­i­tors-in chief of a number of me­dia and press in­sti­tu­tions.

He stressed that the re­la­tions be­tween the two coun­tries are deep-rooted, thanks to sup­port of His High­ness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and King Ab­dul­lah II of Jor­dan.

Al-Jabri ex­pressed his grat­i­tude to the ef­fec­tive role by Jor­dan’s me­dia and press in back­ing and uni­fy­ing the Arab rank.

Iraqi Min­is­ter of Trade Mo­ham­mad Al-Ani ex­pressed dur­ing his meet­ing with Kuwaiti Am­bas­sador Salem Al-Za­manan on Tues­day that his coun­try’s de­sire to in­crease the eco­nomic ties be­tween Iraq and Kuwait.

The Min­istry of Trade said in a re­lease that Min­is­ter Al-Ani dis­cussed dur­ing the meet­ing with the Kuwaiti Am­bas­sador ways of strength­en­ing the eco­nomic ties and means of boost­ing com­mer­cial ex­change be­tween the two coun­tries.

Al-Ani stressed on the im­por­tance of ac­ti­vat­ing on­go­ing deals be­tween the two sides to in light of the need of hav­ing a vi­sion that is based on co­op­er­a­tion and in­ter­ac­tion.

KUNA photo

Head of the Pres­i­den­tial Coun­cil of the Na­tional Rec­on­cil­i­a­tion Gov­ern­ment in Libya,Fayez al-Seraj leav­ing Kuwait at the con­clu­sion of an of­fi­cial visit.

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