An artist’s rendition of the Silk City project.

KUWAIT: Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah said yesterday he agreed with the parliamentary financial and economic committee to set up a joint technical team to look into a draft law on the Silk City Authority.

Sheikh Mohammad Al- Abdullah made the remark to reporters following a relevant parliamentary meeting, saying that the meeting aimed at presenting the government’s role in the bill. He added that the parliamentary committee had voiced concerns over the new authority’s power and competence as per the bill. The minister noted that the government would pursue meetings with the parliamentary committee over the draft law in the coming months. — KUNA