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Kuwait closes six firms for shipping subsidized food supplies

Thursday, October 15, 2020
Kuwait closes six firms for shipping subsidized food supplies

Kuwait's Ministry of Commerce and Industry said on Wednesday that its inspectors have closed six companies specialized in shipping food supplies as they were planning to send locally-subsidized catering overseas.

Legal measures are being completed against these firms to refer them to the commercial prosecution as they violated the executive regulation No. 117 of 2013, the ministry added in a press statement.

It stressed that it will not allow shipping these supplies outside the country.
It pointed out that its teams, in cooperation with Kuwait's General Administration of Customs, conducted made investigations over several companies across the country to make sure that that don't ship any subsidized commodities.

It affirmed that it will take legal measures against the violators, indicating that such subsidized supplies aim at mitigating sufferings of citizens and achieving food stability.

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Thursday, October 15, 2020
It is known that Kuwaiti nationals are provided with subsidised food necessities through cooperative societies ranging from rice, bread, oil and chicken, and all these products are found to be exchanged generally through their domestic workers to other expatriates.
And many people are regularly using these products for their daily consumption and many times are also packed away to their home countries. May be it is given away to help and support the needy domestic workers.

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