June 18, 2016      18:32

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MoI takes concrete steps to relieve airport congestion

Kuwait Ministry of Interior




Kuwait:  The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has taken concrete steps to relieve congestion and ensure thorough inspection of baggage at Kuwait International Airport, a press statement by the ministry said on Saturday.

These steps will be in full effect in record time, and when implemented, will produce a tangible difference to all commuters, the statement noted, adding that the ministry has partnered with various bodies to curb congestion at the airport.

Moreover, the statement cautioned citizens and expatriates alike to ignore rumors that have been swirling about a state of pandemonium in the airport, saying that authorities will not accept any form of negligence.

The statement also affirmed that no security mishaps have taken place, calling on all concerned parties to boost collective efforts to ensure rigid security as summer travel season approaches.

Meanwhile, the ministry has enlisted the aid of reputable international companies that are adept at security operations and are up to par with international standards, the statement added.

The statement also revealed that the number of kiosks used to process passports in the departure and arrival halls has been increased to a total of 22 and 20 counters, respectively.

Other steps include more measures taken to ensure punctuality in flight schedules, while security checkups have been beefed up to allow for a more seamless and safe transport.

Source: KUNA [Link]


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