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Government issues decisive orders to develop Failaka island
March 27, 2018, 1:44 pm

The ministers, at the weekly regular session on Monday, dedicated special attention to developing Failaka island, instructing competent authorities to take all necessary action to press ahead with renovating it and barring any new transactions or contracts on it. The executives examined a recommendation on the final report of the team tasked with developing Failaka island.

They have decided to charge the department of reclaiming properties for public interest to take the proper measures regarding the irregular private plots on Failaka island and report back to the cabinet in two months.

Furthermore, they have decided to task the ministry of finance to take required legal measures and coordinate with the competent authorities to vacate the plots; contracts of which have expired, and removing any illegal structures. Also in this vein, the Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fisheries, in coordination with the Environment Public authority and other concerned departments, to take all needed legal and practical measures to remove all enclosures on the island.

Identical instructions are to be given as well to the municipality. As to the Ministry of Defense, it will be responsible for demining and clearing the island of lethal ordnance left behind after past wars.

The team tasked with developing the island is instructed to pursue all needed and necessary activities for renovating it. The cabinet has stressed no new contracts will be allowed for venture on the island.

The ministers tackled other matters, praising the mission carried out by the parliamentary delegation during the ongoing 138th session of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (in Geneva), particularly with respect of the unscheduled topic on Jerusalem, which came as a new manifestation of support for Arab and Islamic causes -- also in line with the unwavering policy bases of which had been placed by His Highness the Amir. 

Source: KUNA

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