Home About Kuna Advertise Contact Us Kuna's Bureaus Services Term Of Use
Register Login
facebook Twitter Youtube rss
  
Kuwait Bourse ends Thursday session in green zone      Explosions in northern Baghdad kills 4 individuals      USD exchange rate stable at KD 0.305
  Municipal
Kuwait Municipality signs contract for 4th structural plan 2040
22/11/2016 | LOC17:23
14:23 GMT
| Kuwait News
تصغير الخطالشكل الأساسيتكبير الخط
Director General Eng. Ahmad Al-Manfohi delivers his speech
Director General Eng. Ahmad Al-Manfohi delivers his speech
KUWAIT, Nov 22 (KUNA) -- The Kuwait Municipality is keen on achieving the Amiri noble goal of turning the country into a global financial and commercial hub, Director General Eng. Ahmad Al-Manfohi said on Tuesday.
Al-Manfohi made the statement during the signing ceremony of the contract for the Fourth Structural Plan 2040, with the international leading consultancy office of Perkins and Will Global, jointly with the Dar Al-Handasah for design and consultancy.
The ceremony was patronized and attended by His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.
The Municipality has embarked on steps, in cooperation with the Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority (KDIPA), for identifying the financial areas in the country where foreign firms will be allowed to operate with no local agents, and permitted to own these areas with tax and customs exemptions, Al-Manfohi said.
He added that there are other government bodies involved in the process, like the Ministries of Commerce and Industry, and Finance, offering administrative facilities to the foreign firms in these areas.
According to Al-Manfohi, the Municipality has submitted a report to the Higher Committee for the Structural Plan and Great Construction Projects on the irregularities of the Third Plan, and how to avoid them in the new one.
He boasted the fact that the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretariat had entrusted the Municipality with designing the bloc's unified structural plan, focusing on the border areas of the member states.
Head of structural planning at the Kuwait Municipality, Saad Al-Muhilbi referred to the Fourth Structural Plan 2040 as the country's "urban constitution and roadmap for development projects, Kuwait has been among the first countries of the region that adopted structural plans, which made it free of slums.
On his part, Perkins and Will Global representative David Green stressed the importance of the Fourth Plan that will turn Kuwait into an innovation center.
He added that the development plan set by the Kuwaiti Government that reflects the state's clear vision for the future. (end) sss.msa.msa
 Print
  Email
 Save
Share
Share
Kuwait Vision
 
News Brief
 


KUNA publishes a book titled (His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah: A Humanitarian Leader) to commemorate the UN honoring of Kuwait's leader

 
Most Read Most Emailed  
1.   Tusk praises Kuwait efforts to develop its democratic values, freedoms
2.   Kuwait oil price down 24 cents to USD 52.53 pb
3.   Kuwait's diplomatic missions abroad continue to celebrate national occasions
4.   Militant ambush in Kashmir kills 3 Indian soldiers, one civilian
5.   Explosions in northern Baghdad kills 4 individuals
6.   KUNA main news for Thursday, February 23, 2017
 
 
kuna magazien

 
Publications

 
WEATHER
PRAYER
CURRENCIES
KUWAIT AIRPORT
About KUNA KUNA SERVICES USEFUL LINKS KUNA ARCHIVE KUNA PUBLICATIONS
Home
About Kuna
Advertise
Contact Us
Kuna's Bureaus
Services
Term Of Use
Read The Whole Newscast
Pictures (during the week)
FTP Service
KUNA training center
KUNA Reader
SMS Services
الكويت فى ذاكرة الأيام
Job Application
Careers
Arab News Agencies
International News Agencies
Governmental Institutes
other useful links
Prayer Times
News Archive
Other News Services
Today In Kuwait's History
Events
Training Sessions
Videos
All KUNA right are reserved © 2012. This site is designed and published by IDS