Kuwait

Absconding domestic workers given chance to rectify status

Plan based on directives of Interior Minister KUWAIT CITY, Feb 7: Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passport Affairs Major General Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah announced the approval of rectification of legal status of domestic workers who are in violation of the residency laws, provided they pay fines for absconding from their …

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Nod to agreements with foreign states – MPs stage sit-in

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 7: The National Assembly unanimously approved nine agreements between the governments of Kuwait and friendly countries as well as a European body, an organization and world conference in the first and second deliberations during its ordinary session on Wednesday. All 40 members voted in favor of the agreements …

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Call on Parents ‘Don’t buy water guns’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 7: Technical Supervision Department Director and Head of the Rationalization Campaign in the Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW) Eng Iqbal Al-Tayar has called on parents to prevent their children from buying water guns to celebrate the national holidays, reports Al-Anba daily. Al-Tayar made the appeal on …

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Move to tackle phenomenon of construction violations

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 7:  Director General of Kuwait Municipality Ahmed Al-Manfouhi affirmed the need to eliminate the phenomenon of construction violations and for the violators to know that they cannot escape the law, reports Al-Qabas daily. He explained that Kuwait Municipality has four steps for gradual enforcement of final court …

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Kuwait renews commitment to support Palestine people – Youth urged to work for their countries

RAMALLAH, Feb 7, (KUNA): Representative of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait, Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Al-Roudhan on Tuesday evening reaffirmed his country’s commitment to supporting the Palestinian people. In an address to the opening session of the conference of “Jerusalem Islamic Youth Capital 2018,” he said he …

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Insurance cos worried over decision to activate Article 41 of Traffic Law

Federation wants meeting with Investigations Dept KUWAIT CITY, Feb 6: A number of insurance companies expressed concern over the enforcement of the decision of Ministry of Interior to activate Article No. 41 of the Traffic Law which allows issuance of reconciliation order for minor traffic accidents, reports Al- Rai daily. …

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Grilling threat on ‘Finance’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 6: The Parliament, in its regular session Tuesday, rejected the request of the Public Prosecution to lift the immunity of MP Ahmed Fadel as per the report of the Legislative and Legal Affairs Committee. The lawmakers also looked into requests to tackle the housing issue, governmental procedures …

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System soon to streamline solving workforce ‘issues’ – Experienced workers eyed: official

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 6: Deputy Director General of Public Authority for Manpower Abdullah Al-Mutawtah affirmed the lack of issues that the diplomatic missions in Kuwait discussed with the authority, as they are in continuous and direct communication with Ministry of Foreign Affairs and not with authority. Regarding banning expatriate workers …

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‘Mental illness no longer a matter of disgrace’

No fear in disclosing illness to others: expert KUWAIT CITY, Feb 6: Psychological illness is no longer a matter of disgrace or an embarrassing condition that patients or their families should fear to disclose to others. The society’s conscience has made mental illness like a physical disease that affects a …

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Kuwait airport sees 24 pc hike in passenger traffic in Jan: DGCA

Association sets up new strategy to open doors for Kuwaiti entrepreneurs KUWAIT CITY, Feb 6, (KUNA): Passenger traffic at Kuwait International Airport increased 24 percent in January 2018 to 1.37 million compared to 1.11 million last year, airport authorities said on Monday. This included 716,114 arrivals compared to 553,935 arrivals, …

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