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Kuwait inks deal with German company for overhauling airport

KUWAIT, Feb 20 (KUNA) -- Directorate General for Civil Aviation (DGCA) inked on Wednesday a contract with the Germany Obermeyer for offering consultancy on managing projects of the "2012 structural scheme," which constitutes execution of development plan for Kuwait International Airport.
The deal was co-signed by Sheikh Salman Al-Humoud Al-Sabah, the DGCA Chairman, and his counterpart from the German company, during a session attended by the German ambassador to Kuwait.
Meanwhile, DGCA Director-General Yousef Al-Fozan told KUNA that the contract, valid for five years, envisages management of current and planned ventures, such as building the third runway and a new observation post.
Moreover, it envisions plans for executing future projects for the airport, such as overhauling the western runway, building three others in the future, two observation towers, five passenger terminals after finishing the T-2 terminal.
Furthermore, it is designed to update work procedures at the airport management as well as technical guidelines. (end) aam.rk