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KUWAIT CITY, June 13: Kuwait’s Cabinet held an extraordinary meeting Monday, chaired by His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. During the meeting, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Oil and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Dr. Mohammad Al-Faris said that the cabinet was briefed by the Health Minister Dr. Khaled Al-Saeed on the health situation in the country.
On the other hand, the cabinet was briefed on the invitation addressed to the government by the Speaker of the National Assembly to attend the parliament’s session scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, in accordance with Article (72), regarding the draft law on disbursing the financial grant to retirees and amending some provisions of the Social Security Law.
The Cabinet expressed appreciation to the National Assembly Speaker, and the members of the two parliamentary committees, the Financial and Economic Affairs Committee, and the Legislative and Legal Affairs Committee, for their cooperation with the government to finalize the reports on the draft law.
Moreover, the cabinet approved the formation of a committee to remove preventive and regulatory violations that conflict with safety and fire protection conditions, under the supervision of the General Fire Force. The cabinet also touched on the recommendation of the Committee to Strengthen the Food Security System regarding the immediate, short and medium-term strategic projects proposed to be implemented during the fiscal years (2022-2025) to enhance the food security system in Kuwait. (KUNA)