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Amir keen on rationalizing state’s sources via spending cuts
February 3, 2016, 8:45 am

Minister of Information Sheikh Salman Al-Sabah stressed vision of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah towards spending rationalization is part of his keenness on maintaining State's sources to secure sustainable development.

He made the remarks while receiving assistant undersecretary for media planning affairs and head of the committee tasked with rationalizing of spending, Mohammad Al-Awash, and committee's members Tuesday. The meeting was attended by Undersecretary Tareq Al-Mezrem.

Sheikh Salman added that the Ministry of Information and the committee respond to the desire of His Highness the Amir through specific measures aiming to rationalize spending.

Sheikh Salman, also Minister of State for Youth Affairs, lauded media awareness campaign to be launched by the committee on February 12 in collaboration with Ministry of Awqaf. He stressed the necessity of broadcasting programs through the state Radio and TV, and others on social media sites to focus on the benefits of rationalizing spending.

He told the committee's members that the process of rationalization is an imperative matter and a national responsibility. He said the national conference on rationalizing spending to be held in the beginning of March aims to formulate plans and strategies to achieve this goal. 

Source: KUNA

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