The Ministry of Public Works has extended the term of a working group to supervise the implementation of the Kuwaitization program in its project contracts for a period of 3 months, headed by the Ministry’s Assistant Undersecretary for Planning and Development Affairs, which has 9 members, provided that the team meets outside official working hours.

A local Arabic daily said, the team is responsible for following up the implementation of the regulation on contracts subject to its Kuwaitization decision, and developing a comprehensive plan for the implementation of the Kuwaitization program. It is responsible for ensuring the accuracy, integrity and procedures of the Kuwaitization program through contracts.

The team also recommends to the concerned authority the imposition of the penalties stipulated in the contract concluded with the contractor in the event of breach of his obligations stipulated in the contracts and related to Kuwaiti labor, and prepares short and long-term plans that show employment opportunities for Kuwaiti workers in the contractors’ contracts and submits its proposals in this regard to the follow-up team of the program Kuwaitization.

The technical committee for implementing the work teams and committees system shall submit a monthly periodic report on the team’s work, specifying in it the monthly work plan at the end of the last working day of the month.

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