Kuwait

Eid prayers to be held inside mosques this year

Worshippers’ safety first priority: official KUWAIT CITY, June 10: The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, Farid Al-Amadi, said the Eid Al-Fitr prayers this year will be held inside the mosques in coordination with the Ministry of Interior, keeping in mind the safety of worshipers, reports Al-Rai …

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Traffic light in Salmiya always green

KUWAIT CITY, June 10: Residents of Salmiya area have complained about a branch traffic signal on Salem Al- Mubarak Street in Salmiya area which is green 24 hours a day due to which pedestrians are unable to cross the road, reports Al-Seyassah daily. They revealed that the main traffic signals …

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‘Cancelling of projects to cost State mlns of dinars’

MP suspends grilling of finance minister KUWAIT CITY, June 10: Parliamentary pressure on the executive branch continues to build up with MP Faisal Al-Kandari taking a stance against Minister of Public Works and Minister of State for Municipal Affairs Hussam Al-Roumi, claiming the minister has been unable to perform his …

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Rise in electricity usage linked to increase in temperatures

KUWAIT CITY, June 9: With temperatures rising to about 48 degrees Celsius, the indicators of electricity loads on Thursday recorded a big number compared to the load rates during the past days. The indicator of electricity loads at 2:30 pm on Thursday reached about 13,600MW, a difference of about 200MW …

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Nipah Virus procedures for those infected: MOH

KUWAIT CITY, June 9: The Ministry of Health has adopted procedures that will be followed in case anyone is infected with Nipah virus. Sources confirmed these procedures are in line with the directive of the World Health Organization (WHO) to monitor patients in hospitals, control the virus and implement the …

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12,776 Kuwaitis received jobs in the last five months, says MGRP

Al-Jarrah lauds employees efforts in issuing electronic passports KUWAIT CITY, June 9: Statistics issued by Manpower and Government Restructuring Program (MGRP) reveal that a total of 12,776 Kuwaiti citizens received employment in the last five months including 6,893 citizens in the private sector and 5,883 in the public sector, reports …

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Ideology agreed to fight terror thought

KUWAIT OUTLINES HUMANITARIAN ROLE TO TERROR-HIT STATES BRUSSELS, June 9, (Agencies): Kuwait’s First Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah attended the Anti-Islamic State coalition defence ministers’ talks at the NATO headquarters on Friday. Kuwait’s participation comes to ensure its commitment to the global efforts aimed …

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57,600 babies were born last year: PACI

33,200 Kuwaitis and 24,400 non-Kuwaitis KUWAIT CITY, June 9: The latest statistics released by the Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI) showed that 57,600 babies were born in 2017 – 33,200 Kuwaitis and 24,400 non-Kuwaitis, reports Al-Qabas daily. The statistics also revealed that 2,600 twins were born last year and …

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Kuwait’s rank in corruption index discussed

MP Fadel says he’s on track to question Labour minister KUWAIT CITY, June 9: After the launching of the sustainability program and government’s commitment towards cooperation and transparency regarding the financial status of the country, MPs hinted on the possibility of resorting to interpellation if talks on the issue are …

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‘Asthmatic bronchitis, allergies are the most common diseases here’

KUWAIT CITY, June 7: Consultant of Chest Diseases at Dar Al-Shifa Hospital and Professor of Chest Diseases at Cairo University’s Faculty of Medicine Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Kamel affirmed that allergies and asthmatic bronchitis are the most common diseases in Kuwait, reports Al-Anba daily. He revealed that smoking cigarettes, sheesha and …

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