Kuwait

Amir condoles over France terror attack – Hero policeman dies

KUWAIT CITY, March 24, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent Friday a cable of condolences to President of France Emmanuel Macron. In the cable, His Highness the Amir expressed Kuwait’s strong denouncement and condemnation of the recent hostage taking terrorist operation inside a supermarket in …

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11,932 Kuwaitis looking for employment as of Jan 9, 2018 – 1,603,884 people working in private sector

KUWAIT CITY, March 24: The statistics issued by the Civil Service Commission (CSC) shows 11,932 Kuwaitis were looking for work as of Jan 9, 2018, reports Al- Rai daily. The statistics also show 75,627 Kuwaitis were employed over the past five years out of the total 83,563 registered with the …

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‘Kuwait taken series of steps to wipe out human trafficking’

KUWAIT CITY, March 24: Ensuring Kuwait has taken a series of steps to criminalize human trafficking and eradicate this practice, and understanding the significance of international cooperation to wipe out this crime are some of the points raised at a recent seminar on human trafficking organized inside Othman Abdul Malik …

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CSC registers Kuwaitis for govt jobs for 62nd period

KUWAIT CITY, March 24: The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has completed the registration of citizens who want to work in governmental institutions for the 62nd period – March 9-23, reports Al-Jaridah daily. The commission allotted this period in a bid to accommodate the biggest number of graduates from Kuwait University …

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‘No plan to sack 3,000 Ministry of Health bedouns’

KUWAIT CITY, March 24: The Ministry of Health has denied reports that it plans to end the services of 3,000 Bedoun employees next month, reports Al- Nahar daily. The ministry affirmed that it will not terminate their services, but will continue with their employment and will expedite payment of their …

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Claims against Parliament simply baseless – Speaker

GENEVA, March 24, (KUNA): The parliamentary delegation have “easily” refuted allegations and complaints by a current and former Kuwaiti MPs, said Kuwait’s National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim. The hearing committee at the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) was presented with a detailed and constitutionally-adequate demonstration by the parliamentary caucus members to refute …

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Rare antiquities found along eastern Kuwaiti coast

KUWAIT CITY, March 24, (KUNA): Kuwait’s National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters (NCCAL) has discovered tens of cemeteries and engraved items in a popular eastern resort in the shores of the Arabian Gulf. The new discoveries are reminiscent of a bronze age culture known as “Um Al-Nar”, which existed …

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Family visas for Parents and Siblings stands suspended – Only wives and children visas open

KUWAIT CITY, March 22: Major General Marafie explained that the decision to suspend issuance of family visas for parents and siblings is still valid. No expatriates are excluded from the decision. Family visas will currently be issued only for wives and children, as per the ministerial decision. He denied any …

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His Highness the Amir congratulates Pakistan on national day

KUWAIT, March 23 (KUNA) — His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent Friday a cable to President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain, congratulating him on his country’s national day. His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak …

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Bill to ‘increase’ residency fees for expats in final stage – Proposed increase ranges from 50-100%

KUWAIT CITY, March 22: Director General of Residency Affairs Department Major General Talal Marafie says the bill to increase residency fees for expatriates is in its final stage and is currently with the Fatwa and Legislation Department for review prior to preparing an integrated bill which will be referred to …

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