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Wednesday , June 16 2021

1st drive-thru vaccination center

5,000 cars per day

KUWAIT CITY, May 17: Minister of Oil and Higher Education Dr Muhammad Al-Faris recently inspected the drive-thru vaccination center that the oil sector is currently establishing along Sheikh Jaber Causeway in cooperation with the Ministry of Health, reports Al-Jarida daily.

Al-Faris visited the center along with Chief Executive Officer of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) Hashem Hashem, Chief Executive Officer of Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) Imad Sultan, and acting Chief Executive Officer of Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC) Walid Al-Badr.

During the visit, Al-Fares was briefed on the progress of the construction of the center that will be an added value to the ongoing vaccination campaign in the country.  He listened to a detailed explanation on the construction work and the latest developments in the center, which is located in the southern island of Sheikh Jaber Causeway.

At the end of the visit, Al-Fares thanked those in charge of this project while praising the tremendous efforts they are exerting to complete the center in record time in preparation for the start of its operations within the next few days.

He also considers the Cabinet’s decision to assign this project to the oil sector a manifestation of the political leadership’s trust in the ability of the sector to carry out this task.  He believes this stems from the realization that the sector has the capacity to manage projects of this size.

He pointed out the sector greatly contributed to the fight against corona in the past year, indicating this contribution is clear to everyone as reflected in the local and international praises for the establishment of the field hospital in the exhibition grounds in Mishref.

He is hoping for the successful completion of this project and other projects in the future.  He then expressed his Eid Al-Fitr greeting to everyone.

It is worth mentioning that this will be the first drive thru vaccination center in the country with a capacity of 5,000 cars per day.

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