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Some firms have made ‘commercial’ investments on Failaka without permit

‘Govt treasury denied huge revenues’ KUWAIT CITY, April 19: In their exploitation and encroachment on government property, some companies have made commercial investments on Failaka Island spanning over 10 years without signing contract or obtaining security permit from concerned authorities, reports Al-Shahed daily. The daily quoting a source said many …

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Private property on Failaka to be assessed

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 12: The Council of Ministers has assigned four government agencies to conduct a comprehensive survey and enumerate the private properties on Failaka Island, reports Aljarida daily. This is in preparation for assessment and evaluation of the island prior to incorporating it under state properties as well as …

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Kuwait plans spend of $160b to develop isles – 200,000 jobs seen

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 30: The country intends to invest $160 billion for the development of five islands — Boubyan, Warba, Failaka, Maskan and Aouha. In a report published on its website Sunday, The New Arab said a study conducted by the Development of Islands Committee in the Council of Ministers …

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Gas stations and Failaka (II)

Failaka Island used to supply Kuwait with required quantity of vegetables, when it caught the eyes of archaeologists who were searching for ancient monuments. Danish archaeologists were the first to come to Failaka in 1958 for carrying out excavations. It is said that Carlsberg Company, owner of the well-known beer …

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Gas stations and Failaka

A few days ago, I went to a gas station, to fill petrol in my car and I felt I was in a totally different country. The station was clean, well lit and had clean and healthy facilities, with a supermarket, a few mini fast-food restaurants, touch of welcome and smile …

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Return ticket to Failaka hiked to KD 5: KPTC

KUWAIT CITY, March 8: Acting Executive Director of Kuwait Public Transportation Company (KPTC) Qusai Al-Zanki revealed that the price of return ticket to Failaka for adults has been increased from KD 3 to KD 5 per head and for children below two years of age has been reduced to KD …

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