Kuwait closes six firms for shipping subsidized food supplies

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Kuwait closes six firms for shipping subsidized food supplies

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.

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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.