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Kuwait

Schools in some areas will close tomorrow

KUWAIT CITY: Schools in some areas will close tomorrow during the 38th Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) Summit on Dec 5-6, said a statement by the Ministry of Education Monday. In a press release, the ministry said that schools in Farwaniyah, Hawalli, and the capital educational districts will be closed due …

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Private sector hopes in Amiri vision

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 4, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir’s vision coupled with the private sector’s earnest desire could prove decisive in helping Kuwait reclaim its erstwhile position as a regional commercial hub. With that in mind, Kuwait’s “Silk Road” and “Boubyan Island” development projects, two highly promising enterprises, could very …

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Embassy of India – Aadhaar Card

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 4: In the recent past several Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) and Overseas Citizen of India (OCIs) have been asked to submit or link their Aadhaar number to avail the services/ benefits/schemes such as operation of bank account, etc. The Unique Identification Authority of …

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‘Students research work being stolen’

Some curricula in KU outdated: Sara’awi KUWAIT CITY, Dec 4: Former Chairman of Earth and Environment Department at the College of Science in University of Kuwait Mohammad Al- Sara’awi alleged that several university dons have become accustomed to stealing research works of their students, especially those pursuing their masters, reports …

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‘KGAC must give more time before destroying parcels’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 4: The Kuwait General Administration of Customs (KGAC) and the concerned committee follow all local and international procedures, regulations and conventions stipulated in the Universal Postal Union (UPU) laws when it comes to destroying parcels, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting an official source from the postal sector. The …

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400 Fake degrees report incorrect: ex-minister

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 4:Former Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Badr Al-Essa said what was published about 400 fake degrees in the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET) is not accurate, reports Al-Anba daily. He pointed out there are some senior officials who hold fake degrees but …

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‘GCC unity, solidarity intact’ – Ties must endure

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 4, (Agencies): The Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) unity and solidarity is still intact, standing against various kinds of challenges and trials over the years, affirmed First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah Monday. Delivering his opening speech to the 144th …

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Kuwait, US discuss global, regional situation in meet

FM, defence minister meet Mattis KUWAIT CITY, Dec 4, (KUNA): Kuwait’s First Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al- Sabah held talks Sunday with visiting US Secretary of Defense James Mattis on regional and international issues of mutual interest. The meeting, which took place at Bayan Palace, …

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Proposal to ban renting of private houses to expatriates ‘objected’

Issue needs to be studied: Al-Otaibi KUWAIT CITY, Dec 3: A number of real-estate experts expressed their objection to the request made by the Real Estate Association to ban expatriates from renting private houses, insisting that such a request does not have any legal bases, reports Al-Rai daily. Board Chairman …

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MoH has ‘no responsibility’ over death of Egyptian patient: official

‘Deceased did not follow doctor’s advice’ KUWAIT CITY, Dec 3: Official Spokesperson of the Ministry of Health Dr Ahmad Al-Shatti has clarified news circulating on social communication media platforms about the death of an Egyptian who refused to complete treatment in Amiri Hospital. In a press statement, Al-Shatti pointed out …

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