KUWAIT: His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah visited on Thursday Al-Zour medical center, a quarantine center in Al-Zour area, built in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC).
His Highness the Prime Minister was accompanied during the visit by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Ahmad Mansour Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Anas Al-Saleh, Minister of Health Sheikh Dr Basel Al-Sabah, Minister of Oil and Acting Minister of Electricity and Water Khaled Ali Al-Fadhel, and the Executive Director of KIPIC Hatem Al-Awadhi.
The premier was briefed on the readiness by the staff to receive people in the next few days. His Highness the Prime Minister expressed his admiration and thanks to all exerted efforts by the ministry of Health, and all related agencies.
His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled also visited an administrative and living quarantine building setup by Ministry of Defense in Julaia. His Highness the Prime Minister was accompanied during the visit by Defense Minister Sheikh Ahmad Mansour Al-Sabah, Interior Minister Anas Al-Saleh, Health Minister Sheikh Dr Basel Al-Sabah, Chief of the General Staff of the Army Lieutenant General Mohammad Al-Khuder, and senior military officials.
His Highness listened briefly to a number of leaders in the Ministry of Defense about the health services provided by the project during this crisis, including a tour to examination rooms, in addition to capacity of 582 medical beds as part of the project. In a press release, after the visit, His Highness the Prime Minister praised the great efforts by employees of the Ministry of Defense, to support the government emergency plans and their tireless work.
Moreover, His Highness the Prime Minister visited a field hospital set up by Kuwait National Guard in cooperation with the Ministry of Health in Mahboula. The premier was accompanied by Interior Minister Anas Al-Saleh, Health Minister Sheikh Dr Basel Al-Sabah, and Kuwait National Guard Undersecretary Lieutenant General Hashem Al-Rifai.
During his tour, His Highness the Prime Minister listened to a briefing from those in charge for the hospital’s medical and health services toured the various specialized clinics and operations centers there.
His Highness expressed his appreciation for the great efforts made by Kuwait National Guard leaders, officers and individuals, in supporting the emergency plan, indicating that the national guard represents a fundamental pillar in supporting their brothers in the Ministry of Interior in securing and guarding missions to all government sites under these circumstances. – KUNA