DUBAI: Kuwait has cut a long way in removing obstacles on the would-be lines of the Gulf railway project, Minister of Public Works and Minister of State for National Assembly Affairs Ali Al-Omair said.
The project’s course in Kuwait has been identified, and will go through cultivated lands whose owners will be compensated, the minister said during a reception held by the Kuwaiti Consul General in Dubai Theyab Al- Rashidi. Al-Omair is taking part in the Middle East Rail 2016 fair which opened yesterday.
Removing the obstacles was a major condition for offering the project through the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) program, which is likely to make it easy to find a Gulf investor for the project. He said that the Public Authority for Roads and Land Transport will monitor the project in Kuwait. Referring to the two-day Middle East Rail 2016, Omair said it is a chance to get acquainted with latest technologies in the field. — KUNA