KUWAIT CITY, May 20: Capital Municipality Emergency Team has evicted bachelors from 55 buildings in line with Law No.125/2008. Public Relations Department of Kuwait Municipality stated several complaints concerning bachelors were dealt with when the team was conducting the “Contact us Campaign”.
Statement indicated monitoring authorities at the branches of the Municipality in all six governorates were ready for the massive inspection campaign to demolish encroachments on public property, billboards and open spaces, while monitoring street hawkers and other unauthorized use of roadsides such as abandoned vehicles.
The officials will also follow up the cleaning companies to see the rate at which they abide by the contracts signed with the municipality, in addition to petitions from the populace via social media during and after Ramadan. Meanwhile, emergency team leader Zaid Al-Enezi noted the inspectors dealt with 2008 complaints concerning bachelors and carried out investigations in 130 buildings of which 22 responded and confirmed they were family buildings. The remaining 108 have yet to respond in that concern.
Director of Ahmadi Municipality Engineer Saud Al-Dabbous disclosed that officials embarked on an inspection tour of some shops within the governorate to verify the validity of external advertisements and spaces opposite the shops. The campaign led to the issuance of 66 citations and closure of 7 shops. Engineer Al-Dabbous explained that citations were issued for failure to maintain external billboards or installing or adding billboards for other activities without authorization.
By Meshal Al-Sanousi
Al-Seyassah Staff and Agencies