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KUWAIT CITY, Feb 22: The head of the Union of Cooperative Societies, Dr. Saad Al-Shabo, has brushed aside fears of shortage of goods from Russia or Ukraine in the cooperative societies, saying “We are closely following up the developments regarding the supply of goods and reports show the Ukrainian and Russian products sold in cooperative societies are limited and there are several alternatives available in case supplies are cut off, reports Al-Anba daily.
Al-Shabo pointed out Kuwait, specifically the cooperative societies, is distinguished for since large quantities of food stock and consumer goods are available, in compliance with the recommendations of the Council of Ministers, reassuring that there are no fears of a shortage of any product, and if that happens, plenty alternatives are available.
He added, the Union is carrying out its tasks to the fullest, and has raised the level of readiness to the maximum in anticipation of any emergency in the face of conflict between Ukraine and Russia spilling to other countries and transport lines are affected. He explained “we are in constant contact with the concerned authorities in the country, especially the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and Kuwait Flour Mills Company to coordinate and follow up on developments.”