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Court rejects KAC case

KUWAIT: The constitutional court yesterday rejected a case filed to contest the constitutionality of Kuwait Airways Corporation (KAC), pertaining with the company’s privatization deal. The court also said that the financially faltering citizens’ fund that had been approved by the parliament was unconstitutional. However, legal sources said that the verdict does not cancel the fund founded in 2010 nor nullifies the settlements it made so far. “The verdict only cancels Article 8 of the law,” explained the sources.

Social Affairs court case
Well-informed sources at the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor (MSAL) said that the head of one of the ministry’s departments recently filed a complaint with the public prosecutor against MASL undersecretary over not putting a final court order into effect. It was not immediately clear the terms of the court order.

Cemetery robbed
Unidentified thieves recently stole electric cables from the Shiite cemetery causing a blackout in some parts of it, said informed security sources.

Camping sites
Municipal Council member and head of Farwaniya committee, Nayef Al-Sour urged the municipality to provide more camping sites because the ones specified for this spring were insufficient, especially those in the deserts near Suliabiya farms and Farwaniya stables. He also urged the municipality to provide better cleaning services at all camping sites, including garbage containers collection, in order to protect the environment, flora and wild life.

By Meshaal Al-Enezi

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