Shrimp fishing ban to be lifted Saturday

kuwait-shrimpsKUWAIT: Secretary General of Kuwait Fishermen Association thanked the Head of Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources Nabila Al-Khalil for her understanding of the association’s request to start the fishing season like neighboring countries on August 1 following a ban that lasted seven and a half months. Sibaghah added opening the fishing season at this time pleased all shrimps’ catchers and removed the heavy burden of maintaining and preparing ships. Sibaghah noted Kuwait has a wealth of shrimps, considered the largest in the Arabian Gulf and the world, and that 920 tons of shrimps were brought to the Kuwait market. He added that as the shrimp fishing season starts, international waters’ prices will become suitable for all as was the case last season.

Al-Sadiq Mosque Assistant Undersecretary for Maintenance Engineering at Ministry of Public Works Eng Mohammad Bin Nikhi said five companies submitted their tenders to rebuild the Imam Al-Sadiq Mosque which was targeted by a terrorist attack last month. He added a technical committee will be formed to study the tenders according to the rules of the Central Tenders Committee.

Dashti complaint The public prosecution questioned lawyers Abdallah Al-Tareeji and Duwaim Al-Mowaizri over their complaint against MP Abdelhameed Dashti. The lawyers accuse the lawmaker of offending the Kuwaiti people and the families of the victims of the Jabriya plane hijacking in the 1980s, after Dashti offered greetings to the family of Emad Mughaniya, who is believed to be the mastermind behind the hijacking.

New intersections Public Works Ministry Assistant Undersecretary for Roads Sector Eng Ahmad Al-Hassan said 86.5 percent of intersections on the Sixth and Seventh Ring Roads that lead to the new residential areas are complete. Project Engineer Salem Al-Dousary reiterated the project is almost complete and that three water lines in the north-east sector on Sixth Ring Road are now connected and expansion work on the north-west is done.

AC complaints Informed sources at Farwaniya labor department said there is much complaint from patrons because of the frequent air-conditioning malfunction in the past few days. Sources said the airconditioning malfunction occurred several times, adding that the services department was informed many times but did not respond to the calls.

By Meshaal Al-Enezi

This article was published on 30/07/2015