Disasters

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  • 27 May 2019- 06:48 by Local Press Report KUWAIT CITY MENAFN With the increasing of tension in the region and the high probability of war between the United States and Iran there is increasing talk about the preparations of the ministries of state to meet any emergency. The situation imposes an
  • 24 Apr 2018- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait An earthquake of at least 5.5 magnitude struck southern Iran last week, just 60 miles from the country’s Bushehr nuclear power plant. Iran media has reported that the plant was not damaged by the quake which occurred at around 11am
  • 16 Sep 2015- 08:46 by Local Press Report SEOUL Korea Observer GS Engineering & Construction Co., a South Korean construction company, said Wednesday that it has secured a US$306 million deal to build a water treatment plant in Kuwait. The deal with the state-run Kuwait Oil Co. calls for the
  • 5 Jan 2015- 10:17 by Local Press Report KUWAIT CITY Zawya The plunge in oil prices in the past six months won't affect Kuwait's economic development projects and the governmenht will continue to support capital expenditure in the economy, Finance Minister Anas al-Saleh said on Sunday.
  • 4 Dec 2014- 09:47 by Local Press Report DOHA Gulf Times Doha Bank has successfully closed a project finance deal worth 25mn Kuwaiti dinars ($85 million USD) with Kharafi National, a Kuwait-based infrastructure project developer. Kharafi National is a leading infrastructure project developer in
  • 24 Apr 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUBAI, United Arab Emirates Dubai has tendered a $41 million USD project to expand Al Owair Wastewater Treatment Plant, Dubai municipal officials said this week. The project will increase the plant’s capacity to 65,000 cubic meters per day. The contract
  • 26 Nov 2013- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is looking to investors in the Persian Gulf region for help in overhauling Kenya's infrastructure and food production. Kenyatta was among 35 African heads of state who attended the third Arab
  • 22 Oct 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt will allocate $3.2 billion USD for new development and infrastructure projects by the beginning of 2014, according to Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade Mounir Fakhri Abdel-Nour. “This is the second incentive package that is meant
  • 2 Oct 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAMA, Bahrain The common water network that Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are planning to construct will cost some $10.5 billion USD, according to Bahraini Minister of Electricity and Water Abdel-Mohsen Ben Ali Merza. “The project will be
  • 9 Aug 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait The Kuwaiti Ministry of Electricity and Water on August 4 rolled out a new $56 million USD desalinated water supply project in Al Wafra oil field. The project will reuse low-salinity water in Umm Kudair region to feed Al Zour
  • 26 Jun 2013- 09:29 by Local Press Report KUWAIT CITY Central Asia Online Kuwaiti investors are considering aiding Tajik hydro-power construction and oil exploration, media reported June 25. The investors expressed interest during Tajik President Emomali Rakhmon's June 23-25 visit to Kuwait.
  • The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) this week signed $1.3 billion USD worth of funding agreements with the Bahraini government. The funds will be earmarked for development projects, mainly water, sanitation and energy projects.
  • Officials at Kuwait’s Ministry of Electricity and Water expressed concern this week that Iran’s Busheher nuclear reactor will have a negative impact on water in the Persian Gulf.
  • 6 Dec 2012- 09:12 by Local Press Report DOHA Bloomberg Businessweek Ecuador plans to propose a levy on every barrel of oil sold by OPEC members to help fund projects that cut greenhouse gases and protect against the effects of climate change. The proposal will be made at the meeting of the
  • Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member countries plan to complete a common water network by 2020, according to officials in the region.

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