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Encroachments razed, food wasted – Cleaning campaign intensified
September 16, 2017, 8:18 am
Municipality workers bringing down a fence put up on State property.

Campaigns launched by Kuwait Municipality in Capital and Farwaniya governorates resulted in the removal of several encroachments on state properties as well as confiscation and destruction of 160 kgs of expired food items, reports Al-Seyassah daily.

The campaigns also witnessed the issuance of citations against 19 workers who practiced their profession using means of transportation that are unlicensed by Kuwait Municipality. These campaigns were part of the comprehensive campaign titled “With Your Cooperation, We Make It Beautiful” launched by the Public Relations Department of Kuwait Municipality.

Head of the Emergency team in Capital Municipality Zayed Al-Enezi explained that the team removed several encroachments on state properties following the end of the grace period given to the real-estate owners. Wooden and iron walls of seven buildings were removed along with 18 unlicensed advertisements.

About six grocery stores (bakalas) were issued citations for violating municipal regulations, and seven motorbikes used for delivering food items to private homes from bakalas were confiscated.

In addition, 19 different workers including car washers, mobile garage technicians and furniture cleaners were issued citations for using unlicensed means of transportation.

Meanwhile, the campaigns launched in Farwaniya governorate that targeted supermarkets in Khaitan area resulted in confiscation and destruction of 160 kgs of food items that were expired including some that were unfit for human consumption. About nine citations were issued including six for putting up advertisements for activities without license and three related to food items.

In another development, Department of Public Hygiene and Road Works of Hawally Municipality launched several inspection campaigns as part of the comprehensive campaign titled “With Your Cooperation We Make It Beautiful” launched by the Public Relations Department of Kuwait Municipality, reports Al-Seyassah daily.

The campaigns resulted to removal of 137 tons of unknown debris and fallen trees, cleaning of 159 streets, lifting of 46 neglected vehicles and six neglected boats, and confiscation and destruction of 100 kgs of food items.

In a press statement, Director of the department Dr. Saad Al-Jalawi stressed the intention to tighten control with the aim of improving the level of cleanliness through intense inspection tours to issue citations and take necessary procedures in this regard.

Meanwhile, Director of Safety Department at Jahra Municipality Mubarak Al-Baez explained that the department accomplished 126 transactions last month. The accomplished transactions consisted of issuance of 39 safety certificates for personal and investment residential buildings, issuance of 21 warnings, receipt of 16 cash guarantees, 13 work permit orders and release of nine cash guarantees. The department also issued and renewed 15 safety licenses and 10 licenses for grain storages.

Source: Arab Times

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