Kuwait Airways announces destinations

KUWAIT: State-owned Kuwait Airways announced yesterday that it will resume flight service to the following cities starting from August 1: Amman, Sarajevo, Bahrain, Baku, Beirut, Cairo, Chennai, Delhi, Doha, Dubai, Geneva, Istanbul, Trabzon, Bodrum, Kochi, Lahore, London, Mumbai and Munich. Passengers are responsible for meeting all health requirements of departure and arrival countries.

Fifteen flights
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation announced that 15 flights were set to depart Kuwait International Airport yesterday, carrying a total of 2,760 passengers. They included seven flights to Egypt, four flights to India, two flights to Qatar, and two flights to the UAE.

Suspected case
The citizen’s service building in Al-Rawda was closed for fumigation yesterday, as an employee there was suspected to have contracted the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). It did not announce when the building will be reopened.

Oil price down
The price of Kuwaiti oil went down by 16 cents to $42.99 per barrel on Monday compared to $43.15 pb last Friday, said the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) yesterday. Globally, the price of the Brent crude futures went up by 14 cents to $43.28 per barrel, the same case with the West Texas Intermediate, which gained 22 cents to $40.81 pb.

PharmD program
Kuwait University’s approval of the Doctor in Pharmacy (PharmD) program is culmination of College of Pharmacy’s relentless endeavors to develop pharmacology and pharmacists in specific, the Ministry of Health said Monday. PharmD is “professional certificate in pharmacology which supports a vision to the development of the profession of a pharmacist in Kuwait,” said Dr Abdullah Al-Bader, MoH’s Assistant Undersecretary for Medicine and Medical supplies. PharmD graduates, he added, would meet demands of MoH’s departments of pharmacies.