KUWAIT: Operations at the residency affairs building in Farwaniya governorate has stopped pending its relocation to a new site in Riggae next to the Public Authority for Manpower's building, the Interior Ministry's Relations and Security Information Department announced yesterday. People are requested to process their transactions at other nearby residency affairs building, it said. An announcement will be made later for the new building's opening date, it added.
Firemen rescued a worker who fell in an air conditioning duct in a Rumaithiya house. Fire operations received a call about an Arab worker who got trapped inside a duct he fell in. A team from Bidaa fire station responded, led by Lt Col Abdullah Al-Khabbaz. A hole was made in the concrete wall, and the man was freed unharmed.
Five fire teams carried out the 'Jahra Star' exercise which deal with chemical and radiation leakage at the new Jahra hospital, in the presence of Deputy Director General for Fighting Sector Maj Gen Jamal Al-Bulaihees. The exercise aims at preparing for dealing with hospital accidents to boost the role of employees during emergencies.
By Hanan Al-Saadoun