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New private hospitals to have reduced areas

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Health will reduce the areas of private hospitals built in the future due to a lack of enough space to build hospitals the way they used to be, assistant undersecretary for private medical services Dr Mohammed Al-Khashti said. Speaking to reporters at the sidelines of Omooma Hospital’s 6th anniversary celebrations, Khashti said some owners had already been granted licenses to build new hospitals. Meanwhile, Omooma Hospital’s founder and supervisor Alia Faisal Al-Khaled said the hospital had faced various challenges since it opened in 2010, including hiring skilled medical and administrative staff. Also speaking on the occasion, the hospital’s CEO Dr Saeed Rateb said new wings would be added to the hospital next year. He added that since its establishment in 2010, the hospital has received over 330,000 patients.

Road projects
Minister of Electricity and Water and acting minister of public works and awqaf Ahmed Al-Jassar signed a contract to design, build and maintain rain drainage lines on the new roads extending from Saad Al-Abdullah Road to Buhaith Gate at a total cost of KD 97.96 million.

Final verdict
Kuwait Football Association’s official Twitter account said that a final verdict was issued by the comprehensive court ordering freezing the association’s financial assets to pay a KD 47,500 debt due to a sportswear company contracted in 2012 to provide national team jerseys.

By Meshaal Al-Enezi

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