Tuesday , January 23 2018

Kuwait

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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Impounds return; ‘lock’ system to hike Kuwaitis, expats misery

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 13: After bowing to pressures from the National Assembly and the populace to rescind the decision on impounding vehicles whose owners are caught using telephone by hand while driving and without fastening seatbelt as against the rule of law, Ministry of Interior has again decided to seize …

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MP warns on favoritism – Meeting held on ‘imprisoned’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 12: MP Riyadh Al-Adsani has warned the new government against appointment of officials based on favoritism, claiming HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah played a minor role in the selection of Cabinet members as this task was carried out by the Parliament Speaker and …

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Nearly 1mn locals, expats traveled via airport in Nov

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 12: More than 863,000 passengers travelled through Kuwait International Airport in November last month. According to a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior, the General Department of Public Relations and Security Media explained that the total number of GCC nationals who travelled through the arrival and …

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200 positions vacant in Kuwait University

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 12: Acting Secretary-General of Kuwait University Dr Adam Al-Mulla stated the university is in dire need of filling over 200 administrative and technical vacant positions due to the creation of new units and multiple locations of faculties, reports Al-Qabas daily. Dr Al-Mulla disclosed that job opportunities have …

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Major challenges ahead, says Amir – New Cabinet members take oath

UNITY PILLAR, SHIELD, FENCE PROTECTING HOME FRONT KUWAIT CITY, Dec 12, (KUNA): The key challenge for the new Cabinet to overcome, as identified by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, is protecting Kuwait against the perils of sectarian strife, and maintaining national unity, His Highness the Prime …

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Kuwait eager to clamp down on human trafficking: envoy

Ambassador Al-Sabeeh addresses seminar KUWAIT CITY, Dec 12, (KUNA): Kuwait maintains close rapport with international organizations involved in the fight against human trafficking, a Kuwaiti diplomat said on Tuesday. Kuwait’s assistant foreign minister of development affairs Ambassador Nasser Al-Sabeeh was addressing a seminar over the country’s efforts to keep human …

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Q8 installs charging point for electric cars in Belgium

Managing director of Kuwait Petroleum Int’l attends inauguration BRUSSELS, Dec 12, (KUNA): Kuwait Petroleum International (Q8) installed a charging point for electric vehicles in the Belgian seaside resort of Ostend, 113 kms from Brussels, on Monday. According to a press release issued by the Q8 office in Belgium Tuesday, this …

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Nine new as Amir confirms Cabinet – Amir’s son named Defense Minister

SPEAKER URGES GOVERNMENT BE GIVEN CHANCE TO WORK KUWAIT CITY, Dec 11: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received Monday at Sief Palace His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. During the reception, His Highness the Premier presented the new formation of the State …

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