KUWAIT: Acting director of the manpower authority Abdullah Al-Motoutah said that the authority cancelled an authorization issued on March 17, 2015 for Kuwait Farmers Union’s board of directors and issued another one naming a new temporary board on Oct 3, 2016 to run urgent tasks until an extraordinary general assembly is held to elect a new board.
FAO regional debate
Along with 12 other Arab countries, Kuwait took part in the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) second regional debate held in Egypt.
Solution for unemployment
Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and Minister of State for Planning and Development Hind Al-Subaih said small projects are the best solution for unemployment. Speaking on opening a workshop on small and medium projects in GCC countries, Subaih said that such projects are the best locomotives for national economies. Meanwhile, a delegation from the Supreme Planning and Development Council left for Japan to promote Kuwait’s exhibition on small and medium projects.
Vehicles engulf in fire
A fire broke out yesterday in four vehicles near the Ashour husseiniya in Bneid Al-Gar, said security sources, noting that firemen rushed to the scene and managed to control the fire and prevent it from spreading. A fireman was injured in the process.
Nuclear medicine dept
Head of KCCC’s nuclear medicine department Dr Farida Al-Kandari announced launching a new smartphone application for nuclear medicine tests. Kandari added that the new application was the result of cooperation between KCCC’s physics unit and the computer sciences department at PAAET.
By Meshaal Al-Enezi