Cabinet meets, congratulates Amir on Eid Al-Adha

KUWAIT: The Cabinet instructed the Ministry of Finance to disburse financial allocations for those who deserve compensation for damages resulting from the heavy rains that hit Kuwait in November 2018. Ministers had yesterday examined a recommendation from the committee of economic affairs for compensating those who suffered losses due to the heavy rain crisis and flash floods. Kuwait witnessed heavy rains in the past winter, swamping streets, houses and properties and causing extensive damage. Allotments for the compensations are to be deducted from the budget of the Ministry of Finance (2019-2020 fiscal year), Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister and Acting Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah said after the session.

The Cabinet held its regular weekly session yesterday at Seif Palace under chairmanship of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. Following the session, Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled stated that the session kicked off with the ministers addressing congratulations to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber A-Sabah, the people of Kuwait and the residents of the dear homeland on forthcoming advent of Eid Al-Adha.

The session proceeded with an address by Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah about the recent visit to the country by the Iraqi Interior Minister Yassin Al-Yaseri. The ministers examined the discussions that had been held with the Iraqi official that addressed coordination between the Kuwaiti and Iraqi security apparatuses on observing land and maritime borders, combating terrorism and organized crime. – KUNA