Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Kuwait- MPs seek Parliament nod before govt offers loans to other nations  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Arab Times - 13/04/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!

(MENAFN - Arab Times) Some lawmakers are discussing about submitting a draft law to impose the government to obtain the approval of the National Assembly before providing financial loans to other countries, reports Al-Anba daily quoting informed sources. They indicated that the parliament has decided to study the law and vote for its approval after a group of MPs stressed the need for such a law so that the government obtains approval of the National Assembly before granting loans worth KD 5 million and above

They revealed that the proposal will be presented in the coming parliamentary session and will pass through all constitutional conditions, indicating the possibility of the draft law being approved. Meanwhile, the Rapporteur of Parliament's Legal Affairs Committee Mohammad Al-Mu'ajil stressed the need to assign a number for all roads and areas in the country along with its names, reports Al- Qabas daily. He insisted that it is necessary and in line with international standards to number the roads and streets along with its names

Meanwhile, Al-Mu'ajil said the lives of those individuals whose names are given to streets and roads must be studied to ensure their contributions, sacrifices and services they made for the sake of Kuwait. He refused replacing the current street names with new ones, insisting on filtering the suggested names provided for naming streets and roads. In the meantime, the Development and Reform Committee of the Municipality Council recently held a meeting with an official from the Canadian universities who is an expert on the roads and traffic, reports Al-Seyassah daily

Chairman of the committee Abdullah Al-Kandari said the committee discussed with the expert the traffic problems in Kuwait and sought solutions. He added, the findings show it is necessary to know the capacity of the roads and the number of road users to find a problem to nearly 80,000 cars registered annually, believed to be new cars, something which will lead the country into a dark tunnel. He said there are 5 strategies that should be adopted, including the creation of smart roads, the distribution of lands, the design of roads away from accident prone places, look for information on crowded places. He disclosed, all these strategies have been applied by many neighboring countries, which means Kuwait comes last when it comes to thinking in this manner and implementing these strategies

Meanwhile, the Municipal Council has approved the recommendations of the Structural Design Committee on the establishment of a new residential city next to Abdullah Al-Mubarak, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Mohammad Al-Me'jal, Mane' Al- Ajmi and Osama Al-Otaibi were assigned to the Street Advertisement Fact Finding Committee at the session alongside Fahad Al-Sane' and Meshal Al-Juweizri, and the council referred the majority of letters it received to the administration, including the proposed relocation of the Capital Governorate slaughter house and the livestock market

The discussions covered a request submitted by Hassan Kamal urging the council not to authorize the demolition of any historical building, unless the council has taken a decision in that concern. Osama Al-Otaibi said the idea of the government striving to demolish the Kuwaiti heritage buildings is not welcome. He noted the buildings have historical weight. That's why the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters was prompted to report the incident to the Municipal Council


Arab Times

  MENA News Headlines
 Oct 7 2015 - Major Omani firms set to log net earnings drop in 9MMENAFN
(MENAFN) Major Omani firms are predicted to post a drop in their net earnings, however, revenues will grow slightly for the first three quarter of this year compared to a year earlier.Net earnings of ...

 Oct 7 2015 - Four Emirati servicemen killed in suicide bombings in YemenThe Arabian Post
(MENAFN - The Arabian Post) The four Emirati soldiers killed in Yemen on Tuesday have been brought home to full ceremony.The General Command of the Armed Forces announced that the soldiers died in ...

 Oct 7 2015 - International aid to Syrians 'utterly inadequate': OxfamJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Global efforts to help Syrians both inside and outside their war-torn country have proved "utterly inadequate", international aid group Oxfam Wednesday said in a newly ...

 Oct 7 2015 - Israeli forces arrest 40 Palestinians in West BankJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Israeli occupation forces on Wednesday arrested 40 Palestinians from various parts of the occupied West Bank including Jerusalem, according to a statement by the ...

 Oct 7 2015 - Jeddah's hotel revenues report weak results in AugustMENAFN
(MENAFN) Four and five star hotels in Dubai reported weakening performance levels in August, with revenue per available room (RevPAR) declining 10.1 percent to USD147.45 for the month. Due to a ...

 Oct 7 2015 - Jewish settlers storm Al Aqsa MosqueJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Groups of Jewish settlers continued to storm Al Aqsa Mosque on Wednesday via Bab Al Magharbeh Gate under the protection of Israeli army and police.The Islamic Awqaf ...

 Oct 7 2015 - Canada rejects assaulting Muslim women wearing niqabJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper Wednesday stressed that his government rejected the latest attacks on Muslim women in Canada because of wearing the niqab.The ...

 Oct 7 2015 - Two Palestinians injured by Israeli forces in BethlehemJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) A Palestinian young man on Wednesday, was injured during violent clashes with Israeli occupation forces and settlers east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem.The ...

 Oct 7 2015 - MWL Secretary General Meets Sudanese Minister of Guidance and EndowmentsQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Secretary General of the Muslim World League (MWL) Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulmohsen Al-Turki met here today with Sudan's Minister of Guidance and Endowments, Al-Fatih Taj ...

 Oct 7 2015 - Tunisian President Meets Members of Arab Parliament BureauQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Tunisian president Beji Caid Essebsi met here today with members of Arab Parliament Bureau, who are visiting Tunisia to take part in the fourth session of the Arab ...




Click to Apply


Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices


Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks

Saudi Arabia 

Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor


Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters

© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help