Kuwait City: Kuwait's National Guard have taken task of running Al Nuzha cooperative store to ensure work continuity after its closure due to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The National Guard said in a statement the personnel took charge of operating Al Nuzha store after successful management of its branches in Al Khaldiyah and Al Mahboula cooperative societies.
Brigadier Riad Mohammad Tawari, the Guard Assistant for Financial Affairs and Resource Management, said the squad would manage and operate the store to secure basic needs and commodities for district residents, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported.
Customers can shop by calling the store, the barcode system and the wesbsite and purchased items will be available for pick up at the parking lot.
Goods can also be delivered to homes of the elderly and needy.
A team of the guard's chemical and radiation monitoring centre has already sanitised the store.
Around 10,000 people live in Al Nuzha district, situated in Al Assima Governorate in the heart of the capital.