KUWAIT CITY, Jan 6: The Joint Ministerial Committee headed by the Director- General of Kuwait Municipality, Eng. Ahmad Al-Manfouhi is following up the situation in the Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh region, reports Al-Rai daily.
Al-Manfouhi has called on sponsors of workers in the region to transfer their address of residence to his (sponsor’s) residence area since it has been discovered that most of those workers residing in these areas are domestic workers.
Al-Manfouhi told Al-Rai that the initial reports received from government agencies confirm that the work mechanism in the region is proceeding as per the plan and the procedures are continuing to close down the stores which violate the laws in addition to cancelling more than 12 government contracts for employees housing in the area.
He added, the Municipality is coordinating with the Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI) and Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) and the structural plan management to develop the perceptions and solutions related to the region.
Recently, the supervisory teams from the Auditing and Follow-up Department of the Municipal Services of Farwaniya Governorate branch, in cooperation with the General Cleaning and Road Works Department, administratively closed 7 stores and issued 8 citations to violating stores, in addition to cleaning public squares, removing waste and lifting ‘abandoned’ cars.