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Safar: Coming stage will witness greater role of private sector”s involvement in development plan

KUWAIT, Oct 24 (KUNA) Minister of Public Works and Minister of State for Municipality Affairs Dr Fadhel Safar said on Sunday that the coming stage will witness a greater role of the private sector in carrying out development plan projects, either through the B.O.T system or through special and diverse contracts.

The minister said in a press statement after the opening of an exhibition of construction and reconstruction in Mishref Fairgrounds area that there are 140 construction projects within the Government’s development plan that are being implemented by the private sector under the supervision of the Ministry of Public Works.

He explained that those projects are distributed between main and subsidiary ones, adding that a large part of such projects have been completed and information are being provided concerning them to the Supreme Council for Planning and Development, saying that a report showing the percentages obtained in each sector will be out soon and then will be submitted to parliament after approval of the Council of Ministers.

Source: Kuwait News Agency