‘Delivery timings’ set from 6 am to 6:30 pm for shops allowed to open

KUWAIT CITY, June 23 : Director General of Kuwait Municipality Eng Ahmad Al-Manfouhi has issued an administrative decision to amend the working hours of shops that are permitted to open as per articles 1, 3, 4 and 5 of the administrative decision No. 812/2020 issued on 31/5/2020 so that service delivery timings will be from 6:00 am to 6:30 pm, reports Al-Seyassah / Arab Times daily.

In his decision, Al-Manfouhi stressed the necessity to abide by all health requirements contained in the decisions and circulars of the Ministry of Health, Kuwait Municipality and competent governmental agencies issued in this regard in order to avoid legal accountability and application of penalties on those who violate them. On the other hand, the Engineering Licensing Department of Capital Municipality, within the framework of the efforts exerted by Kuwait Municipality to confront repercussions of the COVID- 19 crisis and based on the decisions issued by Eng Al-Manfouhi and those of the Cabinet and Ministry of Health to curb spread of the virus, has issued via online a total of 76 construction licenses since the decision to resume construction permits services, and the undertaking to supervise and connect electricity.

Director of the Engineering Licensing Department at Capital Municipality Eng Nizar Al-Awad explained that they reviewed 150 engineering transactions since the issuance of the decision to resume construction permit services until May 31, and found observations that required completion.

They dealt with six transactions from the engineering offices, and 25 transactions were rejected for failure to meet the requirements. They also issued 76 building licenses online.

Regarding the transactions of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry that were responded to, Al-Awad highlighted 270 transactions that required review of stakeholders to complete the requests, adding that they returned 118 transactions to the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and approved 411 others.

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