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KUWAIT CITY, June 26: The Kuwait Food Union has called on the concerned authorities to open the land route between Kuwait and Turkey to facilitate the trade between the two countries, reports Al-Anba daily. The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Union, Abdullah Al-Baijan, said in a letter addressed to the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Oil, Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs and Chairman of the Committee for Strengthening the Food Security System, Dr. Muhammad Al-Faris that continuing with the decision to fix prices will lead to reluctance from food importers to bring in foodstuffs.
The union called for the need to expedite work in Plot 4 in the Sabhan Industrial Area and the completion of the infrastructure, in addition to working to amend the vertical construction system for the three-storey food factories, instead of the ground floor and the mezzanine, while at the same time stressing on the necessity of licensing workers’ housing in food factories, and bottled drinking water factories. He also called for the necessity of activating the decision to withdraw unused food industrial and the need to establish storage areas in the country.