KUWAIT: A four-day industries and construction exhibition opened yesterday at Jumeirah Messilah Hotel. The inauguration was attended by Fahd Al-Oun, Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Electricity and Water and Dr Salem Al-Abalani, Head of the Cultural Department at the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences. The 9th Industries and Construction Expo kicked off with the participation of about 70 construction and furniture companies, as well as many governmental entities including the Public Authority for Housing Affairs, Ministry of Electricity and Water, Ministry of Public Works and Kuwait Credit Bank.
The exhibition is open from 10 am to 1:30 pm and 5 pm to 10 pm. Promotional discounts are available on construction material, decor and fitting units. Also available are building, finishing and smart technology material, furniture, garden design, air-conditioning, engineering and consulting offices.
Dalia Nabil Wafai, Managing Director of Expo Tag for Organizing Exhibitions and Conferences, said the expo aims to provide updates and investment opportunities for everyone in the construction business, adding an exhibition of this caliber is a perfect place for direct communications between participants, experts and stakeholders in the industry and consumers from Kuwait and the region.
“Under Kuwait’s 2035 vision and in line with the ongoing urban movement in Kuwait, the expo is gaining importance in light of the mega development projects that are expected in the coming years,” he noted. “The expo embodies the construction industry in Kuwait and the region. It is also an opportunity to explore the latest innovations, high quality products and services offered by the most important and largest companies specialized in construction, decor and furniture. Customers can explore the latest innovations in energy-saving products,” she added.
Wafai said she is confident of the success of the exhibition as it meets the needs and requirements of the market and highlights modern, innovative and quality products, and links all stakeholders and customers in one place in such a constantly evolving industry,” she concluded.
By Ben Garcia