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Work is in full swing on the Kuwait International Airport project with its third package - involving the construction of a new control tower and runway as well as revamp and modernisation of a second runway - nearing 76% completion, reported Kuna, citing a top civil aviation official.

Significant headways have been made in execution of projects, mainly the third package, for renovating Kuwait International Airport, said Saad Al Otaibi, the Directorate-General of Civil Aviation.

The third package project includes four main components, the first of which is the construction of a new control tower, and equipping it with the latest navigation systems and the second component is the construction of a runway. 

"Some 88% of work for building a new observation tower and installing state-of-the-art navigation equipment has been done, he stated.

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