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Kuwait

Cabinet commends outcome of OIC summit on Jerusalem

Ministers assigned to take charge of authorities, dev projects KUWAIT CITY, Dec 17, (KUNA): The Cabinet lauded on Sunday the outcome of last week’s urgent Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit on Jerusalem, which was held in Istanbul. The Cabinet said in a statement that the gathering had reflected the …

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Kuwait not left behind with regard to ‘fake’ researches

US court issues verdict against Indian company KUWAIT CITY, Dec 17: Scientific research has long been an important human activity for researchers in all forms of knowledge and science for the benefit of their societies and all humanity by offering best solutions for problems or achieving remarkable results that lead …

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‘Govt must revise policies to mend population shape’ – ‘72 pc expats marginal workers’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 16: College of Social Sciences in Kuwait University organized a forum on demographics recently. During the forum, Professor of Political Science and Supervisor of the political team Dr Hayla Al-Mukaimi said the current state of demographics has a link to the government’s strategic way of thinking. She …

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Mixed reactions to female conscription

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 16: There were mixed reactions from several MPs when the First Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defence Sheikh Nasser Al-Sabah during a reception held in his honor on his appointment as minister disclosed that women will be conscripted in military service. Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly …

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Dual nationals on ‘alert’ list

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 16: The Ministry of Interior has enlisted the names of those who hold dual nationalities and placed them on what the government calls ‘alert’ list, reports Al-Shahed daily. The Assistant Undersecretary for Ports Affairs at the Ministry of Interior Major-General Mansour Al-Awadhi has issued a circular addressed …

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Kuwait metro project to cost approximately KD 3.460 bln

Only 2 labor cities built in last 9 yrs KUWAIT CITY, Dec 16: Official data posted on the official website of “New Kuwait”, affiliated to the Secretariat General for the Supreme Council for Planning and Development, revealed that Kuwait metro project will cost a total sum of KD 3.460 billion, …

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Ashour not impressed with some members of new Cabinet line-up

‘Voters want MPs to perform their role’ KUWAIT CITY, Dec 16: MP Saleh Ashour described the recent formation of the Cabinet as “massacre”, reports Al-Shahed daily. During an interview in Al- Shahed satellite TV channel, he explained that eight of the replaced Cabinet members in the former government were close …

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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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