Wednesday , March 21 2018

Cabinet earmarks KD 1b to develop Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh area: PAHW

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 14: The Public Authority for Housing Welfare (PAHW) said the Council of Ministers has earmarked KD 1 billion to develop the Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh area, reports Al-Qabas daily. The daily added, those benefitting will be areas adjacent to the Kuwait International Airport.

The sources added, PAHW is currently exerting tremendous efforts to end the plight of the home applicants because according to sources 6,000 housing applications are pending since 2000. The sources added the Cabinet has carried out extensive studies on the area and recommended to evacuate the area gradually after putting in place a scheme.

Meanwhile, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) has approved the request of Ministry of Health to delegate Kuwaiti doctors and accountants to work at overseas medical offices instead of contracting with local employees in those countries, reports Al-Anba daily. It specified a condition that the delegated doctors must be titled as “technical employees”, and will receive financial rights that are similar to that of diplomatic employees as per the financial decree of Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Concerning the accountants, CSC explained that they will be considered as civil employees of Ministry of Foreign Affairs in terms of the allowances they will receive, in accordance with CSC’s decision No. 18/1998. It insisted that Ministry of Foreign Affairs should be consulted regarding the financial aspects related to the delegation before starting the relevant procedures.

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