KUWAIT CITY, April 22: Assistant Undersecretary for Financial Affairs at Ministry of Education Yousef Al-Najjar revealed that the tender for installing GPS systems on examination boxes to track their movement from the Central Exams Control Unit in the ministry to various educational zones has been cancelled due to its high cost, reports Al-Rai daily.
He said the Department of Storage and Supplies refused to approve the tender, and opted for traditional methods only to transfer the examination boxes. Meanwhile, the Kuwait National Petroleum Company will execute 3 major oil projects worth KD 370 million (equivalent to 1.2 billion dollars) during the current fiscal year, reports Al-Anba daily quoting an oil source.
The same source said the first project includes the modernization of power plants in the Mina Ahmadi refinery which will cost 70 million dinars, the second project is worth KD 200 million and includes the establishment of a new crude oil unit in the same refinery and the third project is the construction of gas line – a huge liquefied natural gas cylinder plant in the Umm Al-Aish which is worth KD 100 million. The source added, these projects will make a quantum leap in the company’s portfolio of contracts, not to mention the mega-solar 1.5 GW project