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Kuwait spots 1,551 violations of outdoor work ban in summer 2019

Public Authority for Manpower says programme that started in June 2019 has now concluded for the year

Kuwait's outdoor work ban has ended [representational].
Khaled Fazaa / AFP / Getty Images
Kuwait's outdoor work ban has ended [representational].

Kuwait’s outdoor work ban – implemented between 11am and 4pm during the summer months by Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) – ended on 2 September, 2019, with 1,551 violations noted across 1,519 construction sites in Kuwait.

State news agency Kuna reported that the programme was started at the beginning of June to protect outdoor workers from extreme heat.

According to PAM spokesperson, Aseel Al-Mazyad, inspections were carried round-the-clock on construction sites to monitor compliance with the Kuwaiti government programme.

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