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Cabinet decisions: Commercial activities can continue after 8:00 pm

IIK Staff Reporter Monday, July 26, 2021
Cabinet decisions: Commercial activities can continue after 8:00 pm

The Kuwaiti Cabinet on Monday cancelled the decision on the closure of all commercial activities at 8:00 pm as of Tuesday (tomorrow), head of governmental communication center and spokesman for the Cabinet Tareq Al-Mezrem said.

This came in a news videoconference of Al-Mezrem after the weekly Cabinet meeting at Seif Palace led by His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.

The Cabinet decided to open all activities, except for gatherings, conferences, wedding parties, social occasions, and all children actions as of September 1, he added.

All vaccinated people are allowed to enter varied activities, and those who are unvaccinated can enter pharmacies, cooperative societies, parallel markets, and food and catering centers, as of August 1, he noted.

In addition, the Cabinet decided to resume direct flights to Morocco and the Republic of Maldives as of August 1, he made clear. Meanwhile, the cabinet welcomed the return of His Highness the Amir to the homeland after successful medical checkups, wishing him everlasting well-being.

The Cabinet expressed appreciation to Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud for great efforts and preparations for pilgrims this year amid these exceptional health conditions.

The Cabinet listened to a presentation by Minister of Health Sheikh Dr. Basel Hmoud Al-Sabah on the latest developments on global pandemic situation relating to the spread of the coronavirus and variants.

He also briefed the ministers on the health situation in Kuwait that witnessed a decline in deaths and infections over the past period.

The Cabinet stressed the necessity of abiding by all health requirements and precautions to avoid the spread of the infection.

It also advised people to take the anti-coronavirus vaccine, lauding cooperation of both citizens and expats as a teamwork and compliance with all instructions of health authorities.

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