Kuwait Times, Tuesday, Jan 10, 2023 | Jamadi Al Thani 17, 1444
Parliament to vote on city building firms
The Kuwait’s National Assembly will hold ordinary
sessions on Tuesday and Wednesday to examine tabled items, most notable of which
is second deliberation vote on draft law establishing town-construction
companies on state-owned land plots.
The session commences with a vote on MP recommendations submitted during 21
December special session, followed by a discussion of Audit Bureau report
reviewing government budgets and final accounts. The session will then move on
to a succession of votes on parliamentary committee draft laws including
establishing town development companies, forming a share-holding agricultural
company, amendments on Amiri order relating to social security law, and law
regarding illegal acquisition of interest revenues by banks subject to Central
Bank of Kuwait.
Further on the session’s agenda are two draft laws regarding funding citizen’s
loans or eliminating interests on these loans, amending law relating to turning
Kuwait Airways into a share-holding company, and discussions on electoral
Reports on approving Kuwait joining Nairobi Treaty on removing wreckage,
substituting the word “domestic worker” with the word servant in related laws,
and amendments on the penal code, are also slated to be discussed. More on the
schedule are requests of forming interim committees, public funds protection
committee reports, and a host of government-submitted documents.