His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah patronized and attended the opening of Jahra Medical City on Monday. Upon arrival, His Highness the Amir was received by Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah, Minister of Health Sheikh Dr Basil Humoud Al-Sabah, Amiri Diwan Administrative and Financial Chief Abdulaziz Saud Ishaq and CEO of Mohamed Abdelmohsen Al-Kharafiand Sons Co Loay Jassem Al-Kharafi.
The ceremony was attended by His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and senior state officials. In his speech at the event, Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah said the Amiri Diwan is playing a huge role in boosting Kuwait’s developmental plan through executing vital cultural, social, entertainment and judicial projects. With the opening of Jahra Medical City, the Amiri Diwan has moved to cover the health sector, he added.
The city includes six 724-000-square meter buildings, expanding over 235,000 square meters of land space, said Sheikh Ali. These include four sections for patients rooms, the biggest gynecology and emergency and accidents centers in Kuwait, one of the biggest laboratories, educational facilities and conference rooms, 5,000 parking spaces, helicopters landing spot and emergency shelters, the minister noted.
The project that includes 1,234 beds for patients was built within three years with a cost of KD 364 million. His Highness the Amir on Monday sent a cable, thanking the Amiri Diwan Administrative and Financial Chief Abdulaziz Ishaq and members of the working group of the Jahra Medical City. His Highness the Amir appreciated the group’s sincere efforts and tireless work in following up and supervising the project, a landmark medical facility, opened earlier today. His Highness the Amir prayed for success for all, and everlasting security, safety and prosperity for Kuwait. (KUNA)