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Kuwait

Embassy celebrates the 47th Anniversary of Independence & National Day of Bangladesh

KUWAIT CITY, March 26: The 47th Anniversary of the Independence and National Day of Bangladesh was celebrated in the Bangladesh Embassy in Kuwait on March 26 in a befitting manner. To celebrate the day, the Mission drew up elaborate programs which included a variety of activities. His Excellency S.M. Abul …

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Amir condoles on Russian blaze – 64 dead

KUWAIT CITY, March 26, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Monday cabled Russian President Vladimir Putin expressing condolences on demise of people in the fiery fire that gutted a shopping mall in Russia. Their Highnesses the Crown Prince and the Prime Minister, respectively Sheikh Nawaf …

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No decision taken on remittance tax – NO TAX LIKELY BEFORE 2020 … STUDY NEEDED

KUWAIT CITY, March 25: The parliamentary Financial and Economic Affairs Committee discussed Sunday the proposal to impose tax on the remittances of expatriates. Committee Chairman MP Salah Khourshid reiterated that the proposal is for expatriates only, adding that the committee did not reach an agreement on the proposal and it …

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52,000 flats in residential buildings are empty – Phenomenon tied to expats quitting Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, March 25: About 14 percent of the flats in investment residential buildings are empty, as per a recent study conducted by Kuwait Real Estate Association. In other words, about 52,000 flats out of a total 371,000 flats in 13,353 residential buildings are empty. Real estate experts expect this …

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Govt. to review cost of hiring domestic workers

KUWAIT CITY, March 25: The committee set up by the government to review the cost of hiring domestic workers, and study the hindrances facing Al-Durra Company has submitted some recommendations to the Council of Ministers, reports Al- Rai daily. The recommendations include the need to allow granting licenses to domestic …

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Overseas Filipino Workers Party fully backs ban of Filipino workers to Kuwait

MANILA: House Minority member, ACTS OFW Party-List Rep Aniceto (John) Bertiz III said on Sunday he fully backs President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to maintain the deployment ban of Filipino workers to Kuwait, reports Manila Bulletin News. “We are absolutely behind the President’s decision. We need a guarantee that what happened …

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Saudis assure on cementing ties

KUWAIT CITY, March 25, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received Sunday at Seif Palace, a written letter on bilateral relations from the Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud. The letter, handed to His Highness the Amir by Saudi Ambassador to Kuwait Dr Abdulaziz Al- Fayez, …

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‘We’re keen to make Kuwait global physiotherapy center’

KUWAIT CITY, March 25, (KUNA): Minister of Health Dr Basel Hmoud Al-Sabah on Sunday stressed Kuwait’s keenness to make Kuwait a distinguished world medical center in the field of physiotherapy. This came during Dr Basel’s speech delivered on his behalf by the Director of the Capital Region of Health Dr …

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KFSD warns against dusty, unstable weather conditions – ‘Call hotline 112 for emergency’

KUWAIT CITY, March 25, (KUNA): Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) warned on Sunday against unstable and dusty weather conditions in the country, urging sea-goers and desert campers to take extra precaution. Southern winds speed might accelerate to 60 kmph, with a drop in visibility to less than 1,000 meters in …

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Panel to discuss to impose remittance tax on expats – Indemnity taken up

KUWAIT CITY, March 24: The parliamentary Financial and Economic Affairs Committee will discuss on Sunday the proposal to impose tax on remittances of expatriates. Committee Chairman MP Salah Khourshid confirmed the attendance of Finance Minister Nayef Al-Hajraf, adding that the committee looked into the report of its legislative and legal …

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