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KUWAIT CITY, April 28: The Civil Service Commission terminated 6,127 expats working in government ministries and agencies within the framework of Kuwaitization plan, by end of this year total termination will be 7,970.
The director in charge of jobs department Aisha Al-Mutawa stated that the services of 6,127 expats were terminated in the first three years of the replacement plan which was approved in the year 2017, she further stated that 1,840 expats will be terminated this year.
Al Mutawa said that Kuwaiti employed in government agencies affiliated with CSC apart from the military, judiciary and oil sector are 308,000 Kuwaitis whereas 71,000 are expats from these 31,000 are working in the Ministry of Health and 24,000 are working in the Ministry of Education. 6,000 are working as service jobs and others as correspondences, delegates or drivers.
From 71,000 expats working for Ministries 9,000 of them which is 3% of total non Kuwaitis are divided into 16 job groups including engineer, legal, accountant, and science field. The policy of replacement has already been implemented against them.
In the Civil Service Bureau 917 Kuwaitis and 37 expats are currently employed, there are only 4 Kuwaiti consultants who carry out studies and research needed by the Civil Service Commission, reports Al Rai. Two days ago a list of required and unwanted job specialization were announced. Those who apply having specialization will be registered in CSC systems. This also applies to graduates for the Ministry of Education.