KUWAIT: The committee entrusted with replacing, maintaining and installing the new electricity and water consumption meters in the Capital, Farwaniya and Jahra governorates announced that the Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW) managed to collect KD 33 million from the three governorates from January to April 2017. The committee's chairman Melweh Al-Ajmi said committee member were carrying out instructions from undersecretary Mohammad Boshehri and assistant undersecretary for consumers affairs Meshaan Al-Otaibi with regards to maintaining and replacing meters.

Electronic inspection

Municipal Council member and head of  its technical committee Fahad Al-Sane said that the council approved a proposal he had made to use electronic inspection methods  in various restaurants and food companies, and stressed that such methods will help prevent cheating and manipulation.

Construction waste

Kuwait Municipality's public relations department announced that the capital municipality's safety and cleanliness inspectors launched intensive cleaning operations along Sulaibikhat beach which resulted in removing 1,800 truckloads of construction material waste. Kuwait Municipality's environment affairs manager, Adnan Sayyed said that the site had been divided into four sections with two companies responsible for cleaning each sector and removing wastes to recycling factories. Sayyed added that the companies taking part in the project were Ahmadiah, Boodai Constructions, the Combined Group Company, Arab International Industrial Projects Company, EPIC and the Arab Contractors Company. The landfill processing supervisor Abdullah Al-Afasi said that the companies will have to provide enough equipment to sort the waste on site.

By Meshaal Al-Enezi