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Kuwait

PAM officials stage protest – Exemption sought

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 10: Several inspectors at the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) recently executed a peaceful protest in the premises of the Supreme Council for Planning and Development to communicate their displeasure to the Minister of Social Affairs and Labor, and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh, reports …

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Assembly ready for ‘cooperation’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 10: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al- Ghanim has affirmed the legislature’s readiness to cooperate with the government in putting the shortcomings and imbalances in governance on top of the list of national priorities. Al-Ghanim made the statement at the inauguration of the 2017 conference on governance, …

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Operation goes wrong for Kuwaiti in Lebanon

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 10: A Kuwaiti citizen travelled to Lebanon for liposuction, removal of fibrosis and cleaning of ears but he ended up with a permanent defect and distortion due to a medical error, reports Al-Rai daily. Lawyer Ashraf Al-Mousawi lodged a complaint with the Pulic Prosecution on behalf of …

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‘Kuwait keen to help poor nations globally’ – ‘Women’s role to be enhanced’

NEW YORK, Oct 10, (KUNA): The State of Kuwait is keen achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 2030 through aiding struggling nations and intensifying the role of women in global development plans, said Kuwaiti diplomats Tuesday. Speaking at a session on economic and sustainable development part of the 72nd …

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Road tolls aim to develop traffic system

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 9, (Agencies): Assistant Undersecretary of the Roads Department at the Public Works Ministry Eng. Ahmad Al-Hassan said Monday that the study of imposing fees for usage of some roads aims at developing the road traffic system. In an interview with the Kuwaiti newspaper “Al- Rai”, Al-Hassan noted …

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MP queries Areva ‘loss’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 9: MP Abdullah Al-Roumi has forwarded questions to Deputy Premier and Minister of Finance Anas Al-Saleh about the sale of Kuwait’s shares in the French company Areva. He cited the report of Al- Shall Consulting Company stating that Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) sold its 4.82 percent stake …

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‘Self-driven cars to hit Kuwait market’

PACI working on ‘Lidar’ project DUBAI, Oct 9, (KUNA): Kuwait wil be capable of hosting self-driving vehicles thanks to an advanced road scanning system set to be launched by Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI) for the first time in the Gulf region. PACI Deputy Director General for information systems …

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‘Public education in Kuwait quite failure’ – MoE plans to replace expat employees in academic sector

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 9: “Public education in Kuwait is quite a failure” says former MP and Professor of Curricula and Methodologies at the College of Education in Kuwait University Salwa Al-Jassar, reports Al-Shahed daily. She stressed that the main evidence of the fact that public education is a failure is …

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Amiri Gulf mediation hailed – ‘Cup’ raised

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 9, (KUNA): The visiting President of the Swiss National Council Jurg Stahl on Monday expressed gratitude to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah for playing a mediation role to settle the inter-GCC question. “We have thanked (His Highness) the Amir for the difficult mediation …

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Kuwait to invite GCC leaders to Gulf Summit due in December

‘Meet to open glowing chapters in council’s march’ KUWAIT CITY, Oct 9: Kuwait, in the coming few days, will start sending delegates to other member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to deliver letters to the Gulf leaders about the GCC summit which is due to be held in …

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