‘Starting to reach the end of the tunnel’
KUWAIT CITY, July 10, (Agencies): Kuwait International Airport is open and traffic is increasing, but be sure to get vaccinated before traveling, reports Al-Rai daily quoting Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Chairman of Corona Emergency Committee Sheikh Hamad Jaber Al-Ali. Sheikh Hamad gave citizens and expatriates a great dose of optimism regarding the plan to return to normal life recently. “We are starting to reach the end of the tunnel,” Sheikh Hamad Jaber Al-Ali affirmed on the sidelines of the graduation ceremony for those who successfully completed the command and staff course.
“The concerned authorities are avoiding imposing curfew by all means, while looking for alternatives in curbing the spread of the virus; such as encouraging citizens and expatriates to get vaccinated,” he disclosed. He added: “We are trying to avoid imposing lockdown and curfew at the moment. God willing, we will not impose curfew,” noting that “the airport is open and there is an increase in movement. Our brothers and sisters who want to travel, go and relax; but being cautious is a duty. I advise you to be careful at all times.”
Emphasizing the importance of the initiative to get vaccinated against Covid-19, the minister said: “I am one of the people who was infected with corona, but I did not feel anything when I got vaccinated.” He also commended the frontline workers in the Ministry of Health, including doctors and various medical and nursing staff who work with the highest level of energy day and night, “I thank them very much for what they are doing,” he concluded.