Wednesday , September 19 2018


Pakistan’s navy chief visits Sabah Al-Ahmad base

KUWAIT CITY, March 19: Chief of the Pakistani Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi visited on Monday Sabah Al-Ahmad Naval Base where he was received by Interior Ministry’s Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Border Security Affairs Vice Admiral Mubarak Al-Omairi. The two sides discussed issues of joint interest and boosting cooperation …

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‘No more expats in senior posts’ – ‘Govt & Assembly harmony to boost foreign investment’

KUWAIT CITY, March 18: “All projects concerned with developmental plans are important and supportive to the economy, but priority should be for the improvement of the legislative environment that serves to attract investors for investing in local projects”, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting Dr Jassim Al-Fahad. Dr Al-Fahad is a member …

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Govt will not be able to pass laws on standardizing prices for labor

KUWAIT CITY, March 18: A senior governmental official revealed to a number of MPs that the government will not be able to pass the draft law on standardizing prices for domestic labor, as it is facing difficulty in obtaining the approval of the Parliament for the bill to standardize the …

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‘No announcers terminated’

KUWAIT CITY, March 18: Undersecretary of Ministry of Information Tariq Al-Mezrem affirmed that none of the announcers at the Ministry of Information has been suspended from work, reports Al-Qabas daily. Regarding the appointment of Kuwaiti announcers based on wages from outside the ministry, he stressed that the ministry benefits from …

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Corporate capital rules set

KUWAIT CITY, March 18, (KUNA): Kuwaiti Minister of Commerce and Industry and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Khaled Al-Roudhan on Sunday issued Resolution 155/2018 stipulating new terms and measures for increasing or decreasing shareholding companies’ capital. The resolution sets a package of procedures that must be adhered to by …

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56 sewers pour into Kuwait Bay

KUWAIT CITY, March 18: The parliamentary Environment Affairs Committee on Sunday finalized its discussion on sewers in Al-Ghazali Road, Sabah Health District and a number of other areas which pollute Kuwait Bay. Representatives of the Environment Public Authority (EPA) and the Ministry of Public Works (MPW) attended the meeting. Committee …

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Kuwait and Ukraine sign a number of agreements

Ceremony graced by HH the Amir, Ukraine’s leader KUWAIT CITY, March 18, (KUNA): Kuwait and Ukraine on Sunday sealed the deal on a number of agreements in a lavish ceremony with both nations’ respective leaders in attendance. Presiding over the proceedings, His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, …

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Engineers to seek ‘delay’ in decision – ‘Let us rectify’

KUWAIT CITY, March 17: In response to the circular which has been issued by the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) that certificates of engineers must be approved by the Kuwait Society of Engineers (KSE), the Egyptian Embassy represented by Consul-General Hwaida Issam met with the Association of Egyptian Engineers, reports …

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‘DOMESTICS WILL HAVE RIGHT TO RETAIN PASSPORTS’ – Kuwait reaches deal with Philippines

KUWAIT CITY, March 17, (Agencies): Kuwait and the Philippines have signed an agreement regulating some working conditions for domestic workers in the country, Kuwait’s state news agency KUNA reported on Saturday. The deal may end a two-month crisis sparked by reports that abuse by employers in Kuwait had driven several …

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Kuwaitization of all jobs in public sector set for 2028

MoE acts to end phenomenon of physical abuse KUWAIT CITY, March 17: The government has set the year 2028 as the deadline for complete Kuwaitization of jobs in the public sector, as implementation of this policy will require ten years from now, reports Al-Rai daily quoting informed sources. They explained …

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