MP proposes evening working hours for all as temperature crosses 50 degree

Monday, June 10, 2019

MP Faisal AlKandari has submitted a bill stating that the working hours in governmental authorities during summer should be from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm as the temperature recorded in Kuwait crosses 50 degrees Celsius and above. The bill stipulates that the working hours in every service department in governmental authorities should be from 5:00 to 10:00 pm starting from June 1 to Aug 31 every year.

According to him, this temperature is harmful to the human body. Additionally, high temperatures subject State utilities such as power generation to tremendous pressure which could lead to blackouts and critical power failures.

He said the bill allows flexibility for governmental authorities to coordinate with each other in order to ensure continuity of operations and services.

According to him several scientific studies and forecasts revealed the region is experiencing a significant climate change with temperatures rising to as high as 60 degrees Celsius; making this bill vital for the stability of governmental operations, environmental contingencies and general healthcare.

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Isnt it supposed to be a declared holiday for everyone if temperature goes beyond 50 degrees? Why change the timing? Let it be a holiday for everyone.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Crazy idea . Day dreaming .

Liyaqat Kala
Monday, June 10, 2019
Hytham Masri has the courage to correctly describe the situation at home. I too appreciate his concerns for manfolk.

Monday, June 10, 2019
PERFECT FOR ALL HUMANS IN KUWAIT..pls implement as soon as possible...

Hary Paul
Monday, June 10, 2019
I feel sad for Hytham Masri and do appreciate his concerns for other men of his rank (or same boat).
Also, needs to mention that traffic will be considerably reduced during those 3 months.

Junaid J K
Sunday, June 9, 2019
Excellent idea....It would be great if implemented.

Sunday, June 9, 2019
Good move and suggestions by Mr.MP

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