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Ministry computer contracts sent for probe

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KUWAIT CITY, June 25: The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Community Development, Abdul.aziz Shuaib, announced six private computer contracts in the ministry have been referred to the Public Prosecution on suspicion of wasting public money, reports Al-Qabas daily. Shuaib said in a press statement, that the referrals came based on the report of the committee formed by Ministerial Resolution No. 9/A of 2022 regarding the work and review of computer contracts in the ministry, and the investigation of its observations in the reports of the regulatory authorities.

Shuaib added that the ministry dealt with a great deal of firmness and transparency with the observations of the Audit Bureau regarding computer contracts in the ministry, and formed a neutral committee of stakeholders in several competent authorities.

He stressed that the ministry is keen to implement the recommendations of that committee, including referring some facts related to these contracts to the Public Prosecution, which has the competence to investigate and act, while informing the Audit Bureau of the procedures taken in this regard, in order to preserve public money and in compliance with the provisions of the constitution and the law.

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