The Permanent Committee for Streamlining Business Environment and Enhancing Competitiveness in the State of Kuwait (PCK) held a meeting on October 6, 2019, in the Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority (KDIPA) premise. The meeting was attended by members from Kuwait Municipality, Central Bank of Kuwait the General Directorate for Customs, Capital Market Authority (CMA), Kuwait National Competitiveness Committee (KNCC), Ministry of Electricity and Water, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, General Secretariat of the Supreme Council for Planning and Development and Ministry of Finance.

The Chairman of the PCK, KDIPA’s Director General Sheikh Dr. Meshaal Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah opened the meeting thanking the committee for their national efforts reflected in the recent announcement by the World Bank Group (WBG) which listed the entry of Kuwait for the first time among the top 20 improvers in the Ease of Doing Business Index 2020. He also Stressed the importance of continuing and intensifying efforts with full cooperation between all parties and the dissemination of reforms, improvements and facilities to reach all recipients of the service to maintain progress and achieve the goal towards reaching the desired reform.