Sunday , January 21 2018

Kuwait

Kuwaiti people have penchant for altruism, volunteerism – Sheikha

Ministry celebrates Int’l Volunteer Day KUWAIT CITY, Dec 6, (KUNA): Kuwait has been and will remain a pioneering country in the field of volunteerism, said Kuwait’s Undersecretary of Ministry of State for Youth Affairs Sheikha Al-Zain Al-Sabah. In a speech at a ministry’s celebration of the International Volunteer Day, held …

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‘Average individual wealth in Kuwait up by 1.4 pct’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 6: The global report on wealth 2017 released by Swiss Credit Research Institute indicates the average individual wealth (GDP) in Kuwait went up by 1.4 percent within the first half of this year to reach $97,300, placing Kuwait second among countries in the Middle East and North …

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‘Job seekers registration to start’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 6: The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has announced that the registration period for citizens seeking jobs in the public sector will be from Dec 8-22, 2017, reports Al-Anba daily. The CSC said the applicants should register through its website or telephone. Meanwhile, the number of students specializing …

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Response to ‘renewal’ of passports average – ‘290,000 e-passports Issued’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 5: The concerned authorities in the Interior Ministry have distributed about 290,000 electronic passports to citizens to replace the old documents, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. Sources said this is in compliance with the directives of acting Interior Minister Sheikh Khalid Al-Jarrah and Undersecretary Lieutenant Mahmoud Al-Dousari. …

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MP Al-Kandari suspends interpellation of Premier

Lawmakers request special session on nat’l reconciliation KUWAIT CITY, Dec 5: MP Abdul-Kareem Al-Kandari decided to suspend his interpellation of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah in support of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s efforts to hold the Gulf Summit and the …

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Kuwait makes progress in rehab of ex-militants – Move to protect youth from ill-effects of terrorism

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 5, (KUNA): Kuwait has taken concrete and effective measures to “assimilate the flow of militants returning from war zones”, a Kuwaiti diplomat said on Tuesday. Addressing a foreign ministryhosted workshop germane to this issue, Kuwait’s Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah spoke of a strategy to rehabilitate the …

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Ruling against paper withheld – Costly operation row

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 5: Public Prosecution has withheld the lawsuit No. 91/2017 filed by Ministry of Health against Al-Rai daily due to a report published by the daily on Sept 1, 2017, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily had published an article about a Syrian child who was taken out of …

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CSC, Fatwa Dept accused of interfering in KU activities

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 5: Kuwait University Faculty Association accused Civil Service Commission (CSC) and the Department of Fatwa and Legislation of interfering in the activities of the institute, affirming Kuwaiti law grants Kuwait University independence in decision making, reports Al-Rai daily. In this context, chairman of the association Dr Ibrahim …

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AMIR NURTURES FLAME OF GULF UNITY, ASPIRATIONS

‘GCC CONSTRUCT OF PRINCIPLES KEY TO REGION’S STABILITY’ ‘Pain, challenges … time now to lead’ – Accomplishments too big to abandon KUWAIT CITY, Dec 5, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah affirmed on Tuesday that the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) will carry on its leading role in …

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Sa’adoun backs ‘total’ amnesty – ‘Reluctant’ MPs slammed

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 4: Former National Assembly Speaker Ahmad Al-Sa’adoun insists that a proposal for the issuance of comprehensive amnesty has become a must, and this is the responsibility of MPs, reports Al-Rai daily. During a press conference held recently in the presence of a number of former MPs and …

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