By Meshaal Al-Enezi

KUWAIT: As part of the Public Authority of Manpower’s (PAM) ongoing cooperation with the Ministry of Interior (MoI), PAM deputy director Abdullah Al-Motoutah visited the traffic department, where he was received by MoI’s assistant undersecretary for traffic affairs to discuss regulations of some activities including logistical backup, goods transport and delivery services. Both sides agreed to hold periodic meetings to discuss further issues.

Prisoners released
On the occasion of celebrating the national anniversaries, an Amiri decree was issued to release 840 prisoners and write off the fines and bails of 569 others.

54 percent complete
Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Planning and Development Khaled Mahdi announced 54 percent of construction of Sabah Al-Salem University project has been completed and the project is scheduled to conclude in Sept 2022. Speaking on the sidelines of a visit to the project site yesterday, Mahdi stressed that the project’s significance lies in the fact that it invests in creative well-trained and educated manpower to serve the state’s development plan, adding that the project will also boost higher education facilities’ capacity and link the outcome with market needs. Mahdi also said the project’s total cost is KD 278.6 million and that 31,795 workers work on the site, only 7 percent of whom are citizens.

Cyclotron device
Kuwait Cancer Control Center (KCCC) Manager Dr Ali Al-Mousawi announced concluding the modernization of the cyclotron device at Faisal Sultan bin Essa Center, and that the device is back in service, diagnosing and treating patients. Head of the nuclear medicine unit Dr Farida Al-Kandari said modernizing the cyclotron will facilitate the production of high quality radioactive materials to be used in positron imaging.

Ahmadi crackdown
Ahmadi municipal inspectors toured the storage sites used by companies to make sure their licenses are valid and that there are no public property violations. Ahmadi municipal safety manager Al-Humaidi Al-Mutairi said the tour resulted in filing four citations and KD 247,000 in fines to companies utilizing public property with expired licenses.