Urgent statement from the Kuwaiti Cabinet
Urgent statement from the Kuwaiti Cabinet

The Council of Ministers held its weekly meeting this afternoon through a video call chaired by His Highness Sheikh / Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah - Prime Minister.

 

 
The Cabinet reviewed the report submitted by the Ministry of Health on assessing the health situation in isolated areas (Al Farwaniyah, Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh, Mahboula), which ended with a number of proposals aimed at preserving everyone's health and ensuring accurate application of health requirements without conflict with the plan for a gradual return to normalcy.

 The Cabinet decided the following:

- The Council was informed of the operational plan for the return of commercial flights at Kuwait International Airport and its three stages presented by the General Administration of Civil Aviation as of 1/8/2020
 
- Mandating the General Administration of Civil Aviation to take executive measures to equip Kuwait International Airport in coordination with the relevant authorities to implement health requirements and international procedures to limit the spread of the epidemic during travel procedures, including expediting the processing of public health laboratories at Kuwait International Airport
 
- Mandate the Public Authority for Persons with Disabilities in coordination with the Ministry of Health to implement the health requirements to return to work in special rehabilitation centers and institutions that provide rehabilitation services for students with moderate and severe intellectual disabilities.
 
The Cabinet approved the following draft decrees:

- A draft decree to issue the executive regulations of Law No. 76 of 2019 regarding private universities
A draft decree licensing the establishment of the American International University
- A draft decree approving the agreement on cultural and artistic cooperation between the Government of the State of Kuwait and the Government of the Republic of Sierra Leone
- A draft decree approving a memorandum of understanding between the government of the State of Kuwait represented by the Public Authority for Industry and the government of the United Arab Emirates - the government of Dubai - represented by the Emirates International Center for Accreditation in the field of international cooperation for accreditation activities
- A draft decree approving an agreement on cultural and artistic cooperation between the government of the State of Kuwait and the government of Burkina Faso
- A draft decree approving an air services agreement between the government of the State of Kuwait and the government of Burkina Faso and the schedule of roads attached thereto
- A draft decree approving the agreement of the government of the State of Kuwait and the government of Burkina Faso for economic and technical cooperation
- A draft decree approving a memorandum of understanding between the government of the State of Kuwait and the government of the Indonesian Republic on cooperation in the field of oil, gas and petrochemicals
- A draft decree approving an air services agreement between the State of Kuwait and the Government of the Republic of The Gambia and the schedule of roads attached thereto
- A draft decree approving a memorandum of understanding in the agricultural field between the government of the State of Kuwait and the government of the Greek Republic
- A draft decree approving an agreement between the State of Kuwait and the Kingdom of the Netherlands on air services between and beyond their territories