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Kuwait

Law banning permits for below 30 expats opposed

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 14: The Kuwait Society for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) has requested the Public Authority for Manpower to exempt SMEs from Decree No. 1280 of 2017, which forbids the issuance of work permits for qualified expatriates who are below the age of 30. In a letter addressed …

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‘Violating top Ministry of Education officials deserve no probe’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 14: No financial or administrative violation committed by senior officials in the ministry deserve investigation, says Undersecretary at the Ministry of Education Dr Haitham Al-Athari, reports Al-Rai daily. He added the decision of Civil Service Commission (CSC) to refer senior ministry officials to the Public Prosecution does …

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‘Oil cut exit premature’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 14, (Agencies): Kuwait’s oil minister said on Thursday it was too early to talk about a strategy to exit the current OPEC and non-OPEC supply cutting pact. “It’s premature to talk about exit strategy. Any exit strategy in the future will surely be implemented in a smooth …

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MP seeks ‘answers’ on budget for Gulf tourney

New cabinet urged to tackle pending files KUWAIT CITY, Dec 14: MP Thamir Al-Suweit has forwarded questions to Minister of Commerce and Industry and State Minister for Youth Affairs Khalid Al-Roudhan about the budget for the 23rd Gulf Football Tournament which will hosted by Kuwait from Dec 22, 2017 to …

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Jinan vows to continue working on distribution of housing units

Al-Roudhan grateful to wise leadership for renewing trust in him KUWAIT CITY, Dec 14: State Minister for Housing and Services Affairs Jinan Mohsin Ramadan has vowed to continue working on the distribution of housing units and buildings in a bid to provide citizens with adequate housing, reports Al-Anba daily. In …

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Patriot missile firing units to be delivered to the Kuwaiti Armed Forces

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 13: Two systems from Raytheon and Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) hit-to-kill missiles from Lockheed Martin — will be delivered to the Kuwaiti Armed Forces soon, according to a report published by Shephard Media on its website quoting industry officials. The report disclosed that the US Department of …

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Kuwaitis living with AIDS have reached 363- Ministry to introduce VCT clinic soon

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 13: Assistant Undersecretary for Public Health Affairs at Ministry of Health Dr Majida Al-Qattan affirmed that the number of individuals living with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in Kuwait reached 363 as of mid of this year, indicating that AIDS test was introduced in 1986. She said …

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97% govt officials have declared assets – Probe ordered for 3% violators

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 13: Secretary-General of Kuwait Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha) Dr Mohammad Bouzuber affirmed that the three percent of officials who did not submit their financial disclosure statements is a small number compared to the great achievement realized after 97 percent of officials submitted their financial disclosure statements, reports Al-Rai …

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MGRP to continue offering financial support to citizens in private sector

PAM, MGRP to merge by May next year: Al-Majdali KUWAIT CITY, Dec 13: Secretary- General of Manpower and Government Restructuring Program (MGRP) Fawzi Al-Majdali stressed the importance to continue the financial support offered to Kuwaiti employees of the private sector, indicating that there is no intention to suspend or cancel …

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Panel discusses study on needs of labor market vis-a-vis edu output

PM urged to be firm in dealing with new stage KUWAIT CITY, Dec 13: The parliamentary Budgets and Final Accounts Committee on Wednesday discussed a study on the needs of the labor market in relation to educational output carried out by the educational bodies in coordination with the Civil Service …

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