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Ban on bringing in personal foodstuff; Fear of disease

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KUWAIT CITY, May 11: The General Administration of Customs said passengers coming from Iraq, Syria and Lebanon are barred from bringing into the country any foodstuffs of unknown origin or home-made products, reports Al-Anba daily. Acting Director General of the General Administration of Customs, Sami Muhammad Al-Kandari, has issued customs instructions listing preventive measures to prevent passengers from bringing in foodstuffs from some neighboring countries.

The instructions came based on the recommendations of the Common Diseases Committee between Humans and Animals, which recommended banning personal foodstuffs from countries where some diseases have been monitored and recommended the following – continuing to prevent the entry of any foodstuffs of unknown origin or home-made products accompanied by those coming to the country and food products are allowed to enter provided they are packaged by the food producing establishments.

Meanwhile , the Minister of Electricity and Water and Minister of State for Housing Affairs Mutlaq Abu Raqba has approved the partial list of employees eligible for the excellent job performance bonus, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. Sources explained “the approval of the bonus payment for the rest of the employees will be completed within a month — after confirming that they fulfilled all the conditions.” Sources added the ministry will send messages to the employees included in the approved list, while affirming that Raqba is keen on disbursing the bonus to all deserving employees as soon as possible.

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