KUWAIT CITY, Sept 30: Next Monday Kuwait will witness a national dialogue under the chairmanship of HH the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, in preparation to close some important domestic files, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting a high-level source. The source pointed out the parliamentary delegation will focus on forgiveness, unifying efforts, strengthening cooperation, rejecting differences and finding solutions to problems.
The source stated the dialogue sessions will be attended by a delegation from the legislative and executive authorities, under the patronage of the Supreme Court. The initiative of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf to call for a comprehensive national reconciliation dialogue is highly appreciated, says MP Hamad Rouhaldeen who spoke on behalf of the Six MPs Bloc.
The bloc consists of MPs Abdullah Al- Mudaf, Mehalhal Al-Mudaf, Bader Al- Mullah, Hassan Jawhar and Rouhaldeen. Rouhaldeen pointed out that such a dialogue marks a new beginning for the legislative and executive authorities in terms of working together under the umbrella of the Constitution and national foundations. Meanwhile, Chairman of the parliamentary Education, Culture and Guidance Affairs Committee MP Hamad Al-Matar and committee member MP Hassan Jawhar visited the Deanship of Students Affairs at Kuwait University due to the exchange of complaints between the employees and the dean. Jawhar stressed that the rights of employees are protected and in case they have problems, they must send a letter to the committee for the latter to take the necessary steps.
In another development, MP Osama Al-Menawer forwarded queries to Minister of Foreign Affairs and State Minister for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Ahmad Nasser Al-Muhammad about the ministry’s employees who are entitled to the frontliners incentive. He asked why some employees at the Kuwaiti diplomatic missions abroad have been excluded from the list of beneficiaries even if they were also exposed to the Covid-19 virus while doing their job in countries with a high number of Corona cases.
He also wants know the number of employees in diplomatic missions included in the list of beneficiaries. MP Fares Al-Otaibi asked Minister of Interior Sheikh Thamer Ali Al-Sabah if the ministry is committed to the rules regarding the tender for supplying rapid intervention equipment like ladders and vehicles for officers; if the specifications of the equipment are stated in the tender application which was modified to match the offer of a French company — SHARPA; if representatives of SHARPA, Turkish Company — Autocar and Special Force officers held a coordinative meeting this month; if yes, he requested for a copy of the minutes of the meeting; if the ladders, vehicles, bullet proof glass and steel boards manufactured by SHARPA were tested prior to approval; if the ministry received offers from other companies; and if yes, he demanded for copies of the relevant correspondences.
MP Marzouq Al-Khalifa forwarded queries to Minister of Commerce and Industry Abdullah Essa Al-Salman about the companies and individuals that applied for mobile taxi licenses; as well as the conditions for obtaining the license. He requested for a list of individuals and companies that have been granted mobile taxi licenses. He submitted such questions after noticing that many are using the license to bring a large number of laborers to the country; thereby, worsening the demographic imbalance issue. By Saeed Mahmoud Saleh Arab Times Staff and Agencies