PAAFR: Only A Number Of “Chem” Fish Perished


#Kuwait: The Public Authority for Agriculture and Fish Resources said on Wednesday that “only a group of the (chem) fish have recently perished in the territorial sea waters.
All fish in the local markets are safe and only a group of chem fish have recently perished, said PAAFR General Director Faisal Al-Hasawi, in a statement,
PAAFR has formed a panel to determine cause of the fish deaths at sea, he said A team of the authorities has surveyed the bay to examine these cases, he said, indicating that it was the first time that deep-sea fish perished.



Constitutional court rejects all appeals, one MP out, one candidate in


The Constitutional Court announced its verdict on Wednesday rejecting all appeals of the parliament election 2016, but accepted membership of candidacy Faraj Al-Arbid as Member of Parliament (MP) and the annulment of Marzouq Al-Khalifa’s membership in the parliament.
Last February, the court decided to hold all electoral appeals filed by candidates to the results of National Assembly elections 2016 in five constituencies and setting today’s session to pronounce the verdict.
Last January 4th, the court also announced the submission of reports from the Ministry of the Interior regarding the 2016 National Assembly elections, including counting minutes, and the summary screening minutes received from the National Assembly.
National Assembly election took place last year on 26th of November, which resulted in the election of 50 members of Parliament representing five constituencies.

EPA: Dead Fish Examination Conducted In Our Laboratories


The Environment Public Authority (EPA) said Tuesday that they did not ask any entity to conduct examination on the cause of dead fish recently in Kuwait’s bay, noting that they are doing their examination in this regard at their own laboratories and branches that belong to them, In a statement, the EPA said that they would announce the result of their examination to the public once the results are fully complete and in accordance with approved environment standard protocols.
EPA renewed its commitment to take all necessary measures to maintain safety for the environment, according to guidelines by Supreme Environment Council in this regard.