Tuesday , November 21 2017

Kuwait

MP seeks answers to appointments in KAC

CSC to endorse organisational structure of PAM KUWAIT CITY, Oct 21: MP Khalid Al-Otaibi has forwarded questions to Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Subaih about the appointments in Kuwait Airways Corporation (KAC). Al-Otaibi said the recent appointments under the current KAC Board …

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KUWAIT-AMERICA FOUNDATION HUMANITARIAN AWARD TO MELANIA

Trump acclaims Amir’s Mideast role – Trumps attend gala at Kuwaiti Embassy WASHINGTON, Oct 21, (KUNA): US President Donald Trump lauded His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and his infl uential role in the Middle East region. In statements to the audience at a special ceremony held at …

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Amir condoles on Egypt attack

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 21, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah sent Saturday a cable of condolences to the President of Egypt Abdelfattah el-Sisi over the death and injury of a number of Egyptian policemen in Wahat area in Giza. In the cable, His Highness the …

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Kuwait, Luxembourg to deepen bilateralties

Bid to enhance financial relations BRUSSELS, Oct 21, (KUNA): The Ambassador of the State of Kuwait to Belgium and Luxembourg and Head Kuwait’s missions to the EU and NATO has presented his credentials to His Royal Highness Duke Henry, the Grand Duke of Luxembourg. Ambassador Al-Badawi told the Kuwait News …

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MP wants expat exit permits – Quotas eyed

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19: MP Waleed Al-Tabtabaei has proposed imposing exit regulations on expatriates employed in the private sector — whether they intend to leave the country permanently or temporarily, except the husbands of Kuwaiti women and wives of Kuwaiti men. Article 1 of the bill states that a non-Kuwaiti …

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Passport Department requests to lift ban

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19: The Passport Department intends to request the Information Systems Department to lift the block on old passports with more than three years for expiry in order to enable the holders of those passports to replace them with the new electronic ones, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting informed …

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Domestic workers firm file sparks query

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19: The file of Al-Durra Company for recruiting domestic workers has sparked parliamentary query and Hind Al-Sabeeh, the Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Economic Affairs, is expected to respond aptly at the beginning of the next parliamentary term, reports Al-Qabas daily. On …

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MoCI bans export of bottled water

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19: The Minister of Commerce and Industry Khalid Al-Roudhan has issued a decision to ban the export of bottled water, irrespective whether the water was bottled locally or imported from abroad, reports Al- Rai Daily. The sources indicated the move is aimed at rationalizing water and save …

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Weather to be relatively hot today

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19, (KUNA): Head of Agricultural and Hydrological Forecast at the Meteorology Department Abdul-Aziz Al-Qarawi said the weather on Friday is expected to be relatively hot and wind changing direction at a speed ranging from six to 20 kilometers per hour, while the expected maximum temperature will range …

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Amir praises Speaker’s stand for Palestinians

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Thursday praised National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim for his pro-Palestinian stance at the 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly, in Saint Petersburg, Russia. In a cable, His Highness the Amir emphasized Al-Ghanim’s firm remarks against …

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