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Tag Archives: road

Roads of Kuwait worst in the Gulf – Rains expose graft

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7: The Global Competitiveness Report 2017/2018 revealed that Kuwait’s infrastructure is the poorest among Gulf countries, reports Al-Qabas daily. Kuwait was ranked 64th in the world although it is considered a rich country, while its Road Quality Index ranking went down from 53rd to 63rd. The heavy …

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PART finishes major roads projects ahead of schedule

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 6, (KUNA): The Public Authority for Roads and Transportation announced Friday that a major portion of its contractual projects has been completed ahead of schedule. Among the achieved projects are Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah Causeway Doha Link, East Jahra, First Ring Road-Second Phase, Fifth Ring Road-West Section, …

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KD 18m contract inked to renovate, maintain roads

PAM approves procedure to cancel govt deals KUWAIT CITY, July 19, (Agencies): Minister of Public Works and Minister of State for Municipal Affairs Hussam Al-Roumi signed on Thursday three contracts worth KD 18.079 million (about $59.6 million) to enhance and maintenance roads in the governorates of Al-Ahmadi, Hawalli and Al-Assima. …

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‘7th Ring Road work on track’ – Project to ease traffic flow

KUWAIT CITY, May 23: Director General of the Public Authority for Roads and Land Transport Engineer Ahmad Al-Hessan announced the construction and maintenance of roads and intersections on the Seventh Ring Road is 27 percent complete. Engineer Al-Hessan said execution of the road has been consistent and in line with …

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Fifth Ring Road’s western part opened

KUWAIT CITY, May 2: Director General for Public Authority for Road and Land Transportation Eng Ahmad Al-Hissan has officially opened the western part of the Fifth Ring Road development project in the presence of the Executive Director of the authority Eng Dhari Khalifa. In his statement, Eng Al- Hissan stressed …

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‘Govt rejects imposition of road tax’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 29: An official source at the Ministry of Public Works said the Council of Ministers categorically rejects the imposition of any fees on the roads in future, reports Al-Anba daily. This applies to all roads even those which will be completed in the near future. The source …

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‘New roads, bridges cannot solve Kuwait traffic chaos’

Project delays cause of rush: expert KUWAIT CITY, April 20: Several experts unanimously agreed on the need for holistic solution to the traffic snarl in the country at a recent seminar organized by the Transport and Traffic Committee of the Engineers Society titled “Effects of Al-Ghazali Bridge Project and Project …

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Dangerous potholes on various streets tied to widespread corruption in sector

Top officials at anti-graft body resign verbally KUWAIT CITY, April 6: Dangerous potholes have emerged on various streets and roads and threaten the lives of citizens and residents. They are the result of the widespread corruption in the Roads Sector of the ministry, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting informed sources. They …

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Sorry state of road affairs

The government did establish the Road and Land Transport Authority three years ago and its task is to manage and supervise the construction of Metro and rail lines, maintenance of road networks, carry out technical inspection of vehicles, issue licenses, installation and maintain traffic signals, provide and manage parking lots …

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Council of Ministers okays earlier rejected Nuwaiseeb Road Project – KD 169m project to start at end of year

KUWAIT CITY, March 13: Nuwaiseeb Road Construction Project valued at KD169 million, which was earlier rejected by State Audit Bureau, has been approved by the Council of Ministers, reports Al-Nahar. The daily quoting sources from the Ministry of Public Works said a letter was sent to the Council of Ministers …

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