Meeting discussed sewage problems in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh

KUWAIT: First Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Chairman of the Supreme Council for the Environmental Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah chairs a council’s session on Wednesday. — KUNA

KUWAIT: First Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Chairman of the Supreme Council for the Environmental Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah on Wednesday lauded efforts of the former members and welcomed the newly-assigned members of the body. The Ministry of Defense, in a statement released following a council’s session, quoted Sheikh Abdullah Al-Ahmad Al-Humoud Al-Sabah, Director General and Chairman of the Environment Public Authority (EPA) and the council rapporteur, as saying that the participants in the meeting discussed sewage problems in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh. The council decided to speed up installing sewage water treatment devices; once the EPA budget has been endorsed. The council also examined EPA’s strategy, decided to coordinate with the Supreme Council for Planning and Development, provided that a national plan that complements with Kuwait Vision 2035 be worked out. The conferees also discussed environmental conditions in the south and other topics. – KUNA