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Kuwait urges Limak to 'expedite' airport terminal's construction

Project contractor, Limak Holding, is working with local officials "to expedite the completion of the project", Kuwait's Minister of Public Works said

Kuwait's Ministry of Public Works is collaborating with Turkey's Limak Holding to "expedite" the airport project.
Kuwait's Ministry of Public Works is collaborating with Turkey's Limak Holding to "expedite" the airport project.

Kuwait is working to expedite the completion of a terminal under-construction at its international airport. 

The country's Ministry of Public Works is working with Turkey-headquartered project contractor, Limak Holding, to achieve timely completion. 

READ: Turkey's Limak signs $830m deal to fund Kuwait airport expansion

Hussam Al-Roumi, Kuwait's Minister of Public Works, said the project "is progressing smoothly". 

Al-Roumi called the terminal an "architectural masterpiece", adding that it would feature 51 gates to accommodate 26 million passengers each year. 

He added that his ministry had been "in constant touch with [...] Limak Holding [...] to expedite the completion of the project".

Following a tour of the new terminal's construction site, Al-Roumi said Kuwait's HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah had emphasised "the need to complete the project in a timely manner".

Al-Roumi revealed that other projects would be launched soon, including a new airport apron and a parking lot. 

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