Tuesday , February 20 2018

Kuwait

MPs query minister on plan to curb corruption

‘Professors accused of plagiarism promoted’ KUWAIT CITY, Jan 17: MPs Khalid Al-Shatti and Majed Al-Mutairi raised questions against the Minister of Education and Higher Education concerning suspicious researches and promotion of professors who were accused of plagiarism, reports Al-Qabas daily. MP Al-Shatti said several professors, teaching staff and researchers in …

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‘70 pct of state budget being spent for paying salaries’

Rate of financial disclosure statements exceeds 98 pct out of 10,600 officials KUWAIT CITY, Jan 17: Assistant Secretary General of Kuwait Anti-Corruption Authority (KANCOR) Salem Ali Al-Ali says the rate of submission of financial disclosure statements exceeded 98 percent out of the total 10,600 officials who were required to submit …

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Fate of graveyards to be determined – Closed for over 50 years

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 17: About 52 graveyards in Kuwait are awaiting legal decision by a committee formed by Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs to determine the fate of these graveyards which have remained closed for over 50 years. The awaited legal decision is aimed at determining whether the land …

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Testing of food items in Kuwait ‘takes’ 20 days – Oman and UAE takes 3 days

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 17: A number of companies that import and produce food items are requesting for the export of their products and for redirecting the imported food items that arrive in Kuwait to the markets of neighboring countries due to the delay in testing samples which result in the …

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Kuwait Speaker says essence of Jerusalem reveals political truth

El Sisi hosts Al-Ghanim affirms desire to boost ties CAIRO, Jan 17, (KUNA): Understanding the very essence of the holy city of Jerusalem is key to political certainty, Kuwait’s National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim said on Wednesday. Addressing the “Al-Azhar International Conference to Support Jerusalem”, Al-Ghanim spoke of Kuwait’s tireless …

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Kuwait Society for Human Rights bids to resolve labor case

EXEMPTION OF RESIDENCY FINES URGED FOR STRANDED WORKERS KUWAIT CITY, Jan 16: “The Kuwait Society for Human Rights (KSHR) has been following issues of the 7,386 affected workers in a wellknown company, and recent efforts exerted by KSHR has resulted in resolving some problems of the workers and paying their …

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Questions raised on borrowing

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 16: MP Riyadh Al-Adsani has affirmed that the economy is solid and there is no budget deficit. He said the parliamentary Budgets and Final Accounts Committee will meet the representatives of the interior and finance ministries on Wednesday to discuss the hospitality clause in the Interior Ministry …

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Kuwait to ‘host’ Coalition Against Islamic State meet on Feb 13

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 16, (KUNA): The US-led International Coalition against the so-called Islamic State (IS) is due to meet in Kuwait at the level of foreign ministers on February 12, Kuwait’s Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al- Jarallah said Tuesday. The meeting involving the 74-member strong military alliance is part of …

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Arab League chief lauds Kuwaiti house – ‘Need for unity’

CAIRO, Jan 16, (KUNA): The Arab League’s Secretary General Ahmad Abul-Ghaith on Tuesday spoke highly of “parliamentary activity” in Kuwait, saying it was reflective of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah’s support. The Arab League chief’s remarks came in a meeting with visiting Kuwaiti National Assembly …

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