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Automobile parts dealers must present warranties

KUWAIT: Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Al-Roudhan yesterday issued a decision on regulating the second-hand automobile spare parts market, by which vendors are mandated to offer warranty for the parts they sell to customers.

In other news, the Hawally committee at the Municipal Council yesterday approved a proposal by member Abdullah Al-Roumi on building a tunnel underneath Messila bridge to link Taawon Street and the Sixth Ring Road. The committee also approved a request by Touristic Enterprises Company to develop the Ras Al-Ardh Club and offer 5 percent of its total area, due to be reduced from 35,750 sq m to 35,265 sq m, for commercial use. In addition, the committee approved a request by Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research to build new research and educational buildings along the seafront in Shaab. Meanwhile, the committee postponed discussing a number of requests by the Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources and the finance, awqaf and social affairs ministries.

In the meantime, Municipal Councilmember Ali bin Sayer yesterday filed an inquiry to Kuwait Municipality’s executive body concerning the lack of signboards at the new university’s location in Shadadiya showing the names of ‘Saihed Al-Awazem,’ a historical name of the area, and Shadadiya, noting that such practices efface history and violate the Sabah Al-Salem University establishment law, which clearly mentions the location.

By Meshaal Al-Enezi

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