Thursday , September 20 2018


Kuwait will accommodate over 50m passengers in few years: Al-Waqyan

47 leadership posts vacant in MGRP KUWAIT CITY, Aug 8: Deputy Director General for Airport Affairs Eng. Fahad Al- Waqyan affirmed that Kuwait will be able to accommodate more than 50 million passengers in the next few years, reports Al-Nahar daily. He indicated that the passenger terminal T2 building, which …

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MP presses queries on KIA hires – Renewed focus on diplomas

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 8: MP Omar Al-Tabtabaei has submitted questions to Minister of Finance Nayef Al-Hajraf about the principles, rules and regulations in appointing Kuwaitis at Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) and its administrative board or outside as board members in companies where KIA owns shares. The lawmaker requested for copies …

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Kuwait ministers ‘proud’ of new airport terminal’s maiden flight

Kuwait Airways commissions first flight from T4 to Bahrain MANAMA, Aug 8, (KUNA): A pair of Kuwaiti ministers said on Wednesday that the first flight that took off from Kuwait International Airport’s newlybuilt Terminal 4 (T4), which landed in neighboring Bahrain, was a profound accomplishment. “This milestone event will help …

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CSC implements new system in bid to confront fake certificates

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 7: As part of its efforts to confront fake certificates, Civil Service Commission (CSC) has implemented a new mechanism which involves amending the job titles of employees who obtained higher certificates, reports Aljarida daily. Head of CSC Ahmed Al- Jassar sent a circular to all state bodies, …

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Kuwait hopeful Canada, Riyadh can work out positions

Saudia suspends Toronto flights KUWAIT CITY, Aug 7, (Agencies): Kuwait followed with concern the latest development of relations between Saudi Arabia and Canada, stressing its firm position rejecting interference in the internal affairs of states and respecting their sovereignty in line with international charters and norms, a Foreign Ministry source …

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His Highness the Amir urges Kuwaitis to ‘avoid strife’

Kuwaiti guests shower praise on HH Sheikh Sabah KUWAIT CITY, Aug 7, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah advised his fellow compatriots on Tuesday to remain united and stay away from any forms of communal discord. As he met with Al-Jahra Governor retired Lieutenant General Fahad …

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PAM receives 12,800 absconding cases filed by employers

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 7: Director of Labor Relations at Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) Abdullah Al-Marri revealed that the department has, since the beginning of 2018, received about 12,800 absconding reports that were filed by employers against the workers registered in their files, reports Al-Rai daily. He explained that 244 …

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Kuwaitis spent £395 mln in Britain last year: envoy

‘Students in UK total 5,500’ KUWAIT CITY, Aug 7, (KUNA): British Ambassador to Kuwait Michael Davenport said on Tuesday that Kuwaiti visitors to the UK spent nearly 395 million pounds (about $500 million) last year, an increase of 78 percent over the previous years. Davenport made his remarks to KUNA …

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Kuwait on verge of ‘signing’ MoU with Zambia to hire skilled workers

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 7: Kuwait intends to hire skilled workers from Zambia, reports Al-Rai daily. During his recent visit to Kuwait, the Zambian Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Malanji indicated that his country is on the verge of signing a number of memorandums of understanding with Kuwait on various aspects …

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Info systems databases in real dangers, cautions SAB

Preparations of majority of vital agencies ‘weak’ KUWAIT CITY, Aug 6: In spite of recent directives from the Council of Ministers to government departments directing the ministers and senior officials to change the method of dealing with disasters and emergencies, State Audit Bureau (SAB) has cautioned that information systems databases …

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