KUN0052 4 GEN 0137 KUWAIT /KUNA-QTR1 ECO-KUWAIT-KIPCO-QTEL KIPCO share of Wataniya sale deal with QTEL finalized KUWAIT, March 13 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Projects Company Holding (KIPCO) finalized on Tuesday selling its 51 percent stake in National Mobile Telecommunications Company (Wataniya Telecom) to Qatar's Qtel. According to a press release by Kuwait Stock Exchange, the deal, worth 1. 074 billion Kuwaiti Dinars was finalized after relevant parties signed the deal at the exchange's building. The transaction's payment and transfer will be settled by tomorrow morning. The volume of sold shares reached 233,687,916 shares with the price of KD 4. 6 per share. On March 2, KIPCO announced selling its stake in Wataniya Telecom in what was considered the Gulf's biggest deal in the last few years. One KD equals USD 3.44. (end) mam.aa.ayh KUNA 131558 Mar 07NNNN