KUWAIT CITY, Aug 25: The number of houses rented by bachelors in Wafra Residential area is quite big compared to other areas, reports Al-Rai daily quoting a reliable source from Kuwait Municipality.
He revealed that 60 percent of the residents in Wafra Residential area are bachelors. The source explained that the Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, and State Minister for Municipal Affairs Fahad Al-Shu’ala has instructed the municipality team to conduct inspections in the above-mentioned houses based on the complaints filed by residents in order to issue warnings of possible power cut-off in case the bachelors are not immediately evacuated. Regarding the bachelor residents in Al-Wafra farming area, the source affirmed that Kuwait Municipality will not conduct campaigns in the farms currently, as discussions are ongoing with Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR) concerning the mechanism for entering the farms and solving the problem as soon as possible.
Meanwhile, head of Judicial Arrest Unit in the Ministry of Electricity and Water Adnan Dashti said Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh has recorded the highest number of violations related to water and electricity, followed by Khaitan while Farwaniya Governorate ranked first among governorates in terms of irregularities, reports Al-Jarida daily.
In his interview with the daily, Dashti pointed out Minister of Electricity and Water Dr Khalid Al-Fadhil, Undersecretary Eng Mohammed Bushahri and the assistant undersecretaries are interested in the role played by judicial arrest teams and their works.
He made clear that anyone blocked by the ministry will not be allowed to use the corresponding facilities and services unless the violation is addressed and arrears are paid. He added such persons will be referred to the Investigation Department or Public Prosecution where the necessary legal action will be taken against them. He disclosed the total number of violations and irregularities recorded from the beginning of 2019 until Aug 6 reached 533 as per the latest judicial arrest statistics.