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Minister of Public Works explains to the Cabinet the efforts of the emergency team during the rain

Kuwait: Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah al-Khaled al-Hamad al-Saber (center) chairs the Cabinet Meeting. —KUNA
Ali Al Musa

Kuwait: At a meeting on Monday, Minister of Public Works and Youth Minister Ali Hussein al-Musa explained to the Cabinet the consequences of the heavy rains witnessed by the state on Sunday and the massive accumulation of water on boulevards and highways. And underpass. The Minister also talked about the great efforts of the emergency team to ensure the safety of citizens and residents and to protect public and private property, Foreign Minister and Cabinet Minister Sheikh Dr. Ahmadnasel Almohamad Alsaba. Said after the meeting. The Cabinet thanked the agencies for their continued and sincere efforts to deal with the heavy rains.

In addition, the Cabinet followed the evolution of the global epidemiological situation of the coronavirus, and Health Minister Dr. Khaled Al-Saeed explained to the Minister the latest events regarding the state of health in the country. The Cabinet demanded that health requirements be adhered to in order to keep the coronavirus index under control. He also advised people to take quick booster shots of the anti-coronavirus vaccine to avoid this current wave of pandemics, the minister added. In addition, the Government has appointed the Minister of Parliament, in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health, to accelerate the decision on a bill to amend some provisions of 1969 Law No. 8 on preventive health precautions against infectious diseases.

Government program

In line with Article 98 of the Constitution, the Cabinet considered the program for the 16th legislative period of 2021 / 2022-2024 / 2025. We reviewed the visual presentation of the program by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Oil, the Minister of Electricity, Water and Sustainable Energy, and the Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for Planning and Development. They are willing to take all necessary steps to strengthen economic growth, fiscal sustainability, social development and health care, where the government’s work program enhances the prosperity of its citizens through the implementation of reform programs and the launch of national strategies. Said to confirm. The Cabinet approved the program and ordered the Deputy Prime Minister to submit it to Parliament.

At the start of the meeting, Dr. Sheikh Ahmad Nacelle al-Mohammad al-Saber, the representative of His Highness Amir Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Javert al-Saber, said at his weekly meeting on Monday. I explained the result to the Cabinet. Visits to Bahrain and Qatar. During his visit to both countries, he talked about the deep-seated relationship between Kuwait and Bahrain, from His Royal Highness Amir to King Hamad bin Issa al-Harifa in Bahrain and Amir Sheikh Tamin bin Hamad in Qatar.・ I sent two letters to Al Tani in writing. And Qatar, and their people, and the means to develop and promote these relationships.

Escalation for civilians

Meanwhile, the Cabinet has denounced and condemned the Houthi militia’s continued attempts to target Saudi Arabia’s security through three drone strikes on the southern region. Ministers said the continuation of these offensive practices and the escalation of citizens and private regions, the security of Saudi Arabia and the stability of the region constitute a serious violation of the rules of international humanitarian law. The Cabinet said such attacks would require swift and decisive action from the international community to thwart these threats and hold the perpetrators accountable. It confirmed Kuwait’s full support for its sisters, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in all steps taken to maintain its security, stability and sovereignty.

The Cabinet further accused the Houthi militia of a blatant breach in Yemen by a missile attack on a popular market in the Usailan district of Shabwah Governorate in eastern Yemen, after the Yemeni government forces declared that it had retaken Yemen. The attack killed or injured many civilians and caused serious damage to some private areas. In addition, the Cabinet lamented that the UAE-flagged cargo ship Rawabi had pirated and hijacked from the port of Hodeida in the Red Sea. The vessel is equipped with equipment to operate a field hospital in Saudi Arabia on the island of Socotra, Yemen. — Kuna

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