Khurainej submits query to health minister on ‘hepatitis B’ infection Proposal eyed to open files of violations in AOC deal

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 12: Mubarak Al-Khurainej, the Deputy Speaker of Parliament has submitted a query to Minister of Health Mohammed Barrak Al-Haifi asking about the number of Kuwaiti citizens in general infected with hepatitis B and youths applying for the military in particular, reports Al-Watan Arabic daily.
He asked the minister to provide the number of Kuwaitis and non-Kuwaitis infected with hepatitis B; the mode of spread, procedures adopted by the ministry to deal with infection and precautionary measures the ministry takes-as regards the patients infected with the disease.

He also asked if medication for Hepatitis B is available in Kuwait.

Meanwhile, Al-Khurainej commended appreciable role HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah is playing to strengthen collaboration between the National Assembly and Government.

For his part, MP Abdulhamed Dashti stated many lawmakers will submit a proposal at the next parliamentary session to demand the State Audit Bureau to open the files of violations detected in the Asian Olympic Council contract, reports Al-Rai daily.

He indicated the lawmakers will vote on the proposal by name to let Kuwaitis know the lawmakers supporting the proposal and those standing against it.

He stressed they had called for the State Audit Bureau to open the file but some MPs launched a barrage of accusations against them and even accused him of receiving KD 2,000,000 from MP Marzouq Al-Ghanim.

He argued that food for his horses in the stables costs nearly KD 1,000,000.



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