KUWAIT: Following his instructions to cancel morning assemblies at schools to avoid the extreme cold, Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education Dr Bader Al-Essa authorized school directors to suspend classes in case of extreme cold.

Hawally shelters
Hawally Governor Sheikh Ahmad Al-Nawaf Al-Sabah yesterday presided a meeting with senior officials at his office to discuss updating Hawally’s existing shelters and building new ones as needed according to population density in cases of emergency. Officials in attendance were Major General Abdullah Al-Ali, Director of the General Department of Civil Defense, Mansour Al-Thafeiri Hawally educational zone’s director, Dr Adel Al-Khatrash, Hawally health zone’s director, Dr Ahmed Al-Husseini, Mubarak Hospital’s manager and Muhannad Al-Khayyat, Hawally roads maintenance’s manager.

Bedoon’s ID
The court of appeals yesterday mandated the Central Apparatus For Illegal Residents’ Affairs to issue a civil ID to a bedoon (stateless) woman. Meanwhile, the court yesterday released a suspect who had been accused of embezzling KD 313,000 from a company he used to work for.

By Meshaal Al-Enezi