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Assembly votes on proposal to amend pharmacy jobs law today

KUWAIT CITY, June 6: The National Assembly will vote on the proposal to amend law number 28/1996 on pharmacy profession and distribution of medicines in its second deliberation on Tuesday. Other items in the agenda of the Assembly include the following:

■ Vote on the second deliberation of the proposal to amend Kuwait Municipality Law number 5/2005. n Report of the Legislative and Legal Affairs Committee on the Public Prosecution’s request to lift the immunity of MP Sultan Al-Shammari in a press misdemeanor case.

■ Report of the Health and Social Affairs Committee on the amendment of Private Sector Labor Law number 6/2010.

■ Report of the Finance and Economic Affairs Committee on the Public Tenders Draft Law.

■ Report of the Legislative and Legal Affairs Committee on the proposed amendment of the National Assembly’s bylaws.

■ Report of the Interior and Defense Committee on Police Force System Law number 23/1968.

■ Report of the Interior and Defense Committee on the amendment of law number 26/1962 regarding the organization of prisons.

Meanwhile, Deputy National Assembly Speaker Mubarak Al-Khrainej congratulated all high school students for passing their exams and obtaining excellent grades as they move towards a new stage in their educational journey.

He hopes the Ministry of Higher Education will increase the admission percentage in Kuwait University and Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET) to accommodate the growing number of high school graduates.

He also called for increasing the number of Bedoun students, who obtained excellent marks in high school, admitted to the university. In a press statement, the lawmaker said, “We congratulate students who passed the high school stage as well as their parents and their families, wishing them progress and success in the university and their scientific and practical lives for them to better serve their country and religion”.

Khurainej thanked Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Bader Essa, undersecretary of the ministry, other ministry officials, and teaching staff in public and private schools for the successful academic year.

He lauded them for their commitment in improving the educational sector and taking care of the students.

He noted the educational sector in Kuwait has witnessed great advancement; thanks to the concern of HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Anwar Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the legislature and the executive authority

By Abubakar A. Ibrahim Arab Times Staff

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