KUWAIT CITY, March 17: A high-level delegation comprising personnel from the financial and legal affairs left for Germany to look into complaints filed by Kuwaiti patients, their escorts and German hospitals against the Kuwaiti health office in Bonn, reports Al-Anba daily. On the other hand, the Central Tenders Committee has approved a request by the Ministry of Health to ‘treat’ diabetes which will be available in all hospitals and health centers affiliated to the Ministry of Health worth KD 3 million without specifying what does it means by treatment. The CTC has also agreed to allow the ministry to buy vaccinations for measles and mumps when the country embarks on a nationwide campaign to fight these diseases. The injections will cost the treasury KD 220,000.
Ex-staffer in theft bid: A former Indian employee of a money exchange company was arrested for attempting to rob money from a branch of the company located near Hawally Roundabout. In a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior, the Public Relations and Security Media Department explained that the suspect, after he was dismissed from his job, broke into the office in an attempt to rob money but the employees managed to control him until securitymen arrived. He was arrested and taken to the nearest police station where necessary legal action was taken against him, after which he was referred to the Public Prosecution.
Air Force pilot injured: A Kuwaiti Air Force pilot has been admitted to the Farwaniya Hospital with serious injuries following a traffic accident which happened in Kabd, reports Al-Rai daily. Initial reports show the pilot lost control of his vehicle and drove into a fence.
Bid to rape minor girl: Police are looking for a Syrian for sneaking into the home of a Lebanese man with the intent of raping his minor daughter, reports Al-Anba daily.