Kuwait Govt Plans To Privatize Education And Healthcare Service
The government is planning to privatize education and healthcare service in the country, local daily Kuwait Times reported. According to the latest report appeared on Kuwait Times daily, a special ministerial committee has already prepared a package of economic and financial reform legislations to be presented by the new Cabinet and referred to the new parliament in mid-December.
The sources stressed that the government believes that privatizing education and healthcare is a must, while the opposition considers this as unconstitutional. The sources also emphasized that the health sector’s privatization is inevitable and that hospital management would be offered to international specialized companies, starting with Jaber Hospital. The sources added that school privatization would experimentally start with one school per educational area.