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KUWAIT CITY, April 7: The Ministry of Health has requested its finance counterpart to approve tenders for washing sheets and maintenance of machines for a period of three years at a total cost of KD 7.3 million, reports Al-Rai daily quoting sources.
Sources said the Ministry of Finance has asked the concerned officials in the Ministry of Health not to renew or extend the contracts and speed up the releasing of tenders. Sources added the Ministry of Health then asked its finance counterpart to approve the extension of contracts for washing the sheets and maintenance of machines for the first, third and fourth batches in the 2018/2019 budget amounting to KD 609,500 for a period of six months.
Finance cause of delay: In a recent survey conducted by the General Secretariat for Planning and Development, Ministry of Finance tops the list of governmental bodies that cause delay in the execution of developmental projects in the country, reports Al-Rai daily quoting informed sources. They explained that, based on the follow-up report prepared by the General Secretariat for Planning and Development, directors of developmental projects in various governmental bodies revealed that Ministry of Finance is first among the governmental bodies that hinder their work and causes delay to their projects