The Ministry of Interior won’t allow any gatherings to be held outside parameters of Hussainiyas, said Ministry Undersecretary Lieutenant General Suleiman Al-Fahad, urging commitment and abiding by the Kuwaiti genuine customs and traditions. During a meeting with senior security field officials on Tuesday, Al-Fahad stressed the necessity of immediately and directly handling potential security emergencies, the Ministry’s Security Media Department said in a statement.
In addition, Al-Fahad urged police personnel to be on full alert, noting that the nation’s security requires full cooperation with concerned bodies and positive response by Hussainiya goers. He also reviewed with the field operation team plans and procedures for securing Hussainiyas, reiterating keenness on public order and safety.
Meanwhile, the Emergency Medical Service at the Ministry of Health has coordinated with the Interior Ministry for providing medical coverage for Hussainiyas during Muharram; the first month of the Islamic calendar, said Assistant Undersecretary for Support Health Services Dr Jamal Al-Harbi. He referred to coordination to activate the ministry’s emergency plan, setting all medical teams on alert, together with the 54 ambulance stations nationwide and all public hospitals for emergencies. (KUNA)