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Parliament gives go-ahead for Kuwait Airways privatisation

In another sign that the new parliament is keener than its predecessors to get down to business, Kuwaiti MPs have passed a draft law on Kuwait Airways that will finally allow the beleaguered airline’s long-awaited privatisation to move forwards. Plans for privatisation were approved in 2008, but repeatedly delayed by Kuwait’s strangulated political environment. The cabinet had another go in April 2012, but that got put on the back burner during yet another season of parliamentary dissolution and elections

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