KUWAIT, June 18 (KUNA) -- The Minister of Public Works and Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology, Dr. Rana Al-Faris, and Head of the General Administration of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Sheikh Abdullah Al-Sabah visited Friday the new Kuwait Airport project.
In a statement to KUNA, the Ministry of Public Works said that the visit came to stand on the project's progress and discuss ways to overcome all challenges.
The project represents one of the largest development plans in the country and aims to implement the standards of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) at the gold level, as it will become the first passenger building in the world to achieve this level of environmental accreditation, said the ministry.
The building's concrete structure will provide thermal mass, while the roof includes large solar panels, it added. (end)