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Chairman denies Municipal Council dissolution rumors

Court compensates oil worker KD 37,000

KUWAIT: Municipal Council Chairman Muhalhel Al-Khaled strongly denied reports about dissolving the municipal council because five of its members are running in the upcoming parliamentary elections. He stressed that as long as there is a quorum, the council will convene and complete its tenure. Khaled also explained that if the members win parliamentary seats, new ones would be elected to replace them if the remaining period of the council’s tenure is over six months. In other news, Kuwait  Municipality’s Public Relations Director Abdul Mohsen Abalkhail said 450 licenses have so far been issued for spring camps through the municipality’s website.

Work injury
The Ahmadi labor court ordered compensating a former oil sector employee working for a private company KD 37,000 including his indemnity and annual leave allowances. In other news, the court of appeal heard a state security case filed against a number of citizens over charges of circulating Musallam Al-Barrak’s speech that got him jailed, said informed sources, noting that the case was adjourned to pass a verdict on Nov 14.

Arab Investment Court
Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs and Acting Justice Minister Sheikh Mohammed Al-Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah will open the Arab Investment Court’s general assembly meeting due to be held at 10:00 am tomorrow. The meeting, organized by the justice ministry, will be held at Radisson Blu Hotel. Informed sources said that a seminar would be held on the meeting’s sidelines under the title of ‘The Arab Investment Court and its Role in Developing Investments’. Speakers will include judiciary members from Kuwait, Algeria, Morocco, Jordan, Egypt and Oman.

By Meshaal Al-Enezi

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