Civil Aviation” Signs a Contract with a Canadian Company for 10 Million Dollars
Directorate General of Civil Aviation has signed a contract with the Canadian company (Intelcan Technosystems Inc.) at a value of 3.170 Million Kuwaiti Dinars (nearly 10.1 Million US. Dollars) for the design, supply and provision of training and maintenance services, which in its entirety represent the implementation of Kuwait International Airport development plan.
The contract was signed on behalf of the “Civil Aviation” by H.E. President of Civil Aviation Sheikh/ Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Homoud Al-Sabah, while it was signed on behalf of the Canadian company by Mr./ Sami Al-Amer - Director of Al-Muntaha Real Estate & Construction Contracting Company, as being the local agent for the said company in Kuwait, in the presence of the Director-General of Civil Aviation Eng./ Yousef Al-Fauzan.
The Civil Aviation spokesperson, Eng./ Saad Al-Otaibi, said in a press statement on the sideline of the signing ceremony that the agreement stipulates providing technical support for the Automated Landing Assistance System (ILS) for the third runway, as well as modernization and modification of the system's locations on the Eastern runway at Kuwait International Airport.
Eng./ Al-Otaibi stated that the execution period will be 550 days, and the project will be carried out under the supervision of the international consultancy office H. RAF (DEERNS).
He indicated that this project is deemed as part of a package of projects to be launched by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation to operate the new third runway and improve the systems of air-navigation and meteorology at Kuwait International Airport. The project includes training Kuwaiti cadres on operating and maintaining the system.