The Audit Bureau has disclosed the financial irregularities committed by the Ministry of Education have reached KD 4,000,271 involving nutrition contracts to the kindergarten section for 2014/2015, reports Al-Rai daily.
The daily added the school meals contained flies last March and this necessitates the imposition of 20 dinars fine for each case The Bureau confirmed that the size of juice and salted products provided to schools violates the terms of contract and cause harm to schoolchildren could cause diarrhea.
For its part, the Ministry of Education represented by the Department of Nutrition responded to the Bureau report and said all the irregularities have referred to the Department of Legal Affairs in the Ministry. The fines mentioned in the report shall be deducted from the money of the biding companies.
Source: Arab Times