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Kuwait

AMIR HOME FROM U.S. – Merkel congratulated on win

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 27, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, accompanied by Deputy Chairman of National Guard Sheikh Meshal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, and the accompanying delegation returned home on Wednesday after concluding a visit to the United States where he held official talks with US President …

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No one in Gulf Council wants to sideline Qatar

Salem Al-Ali: We wish success for Amir’s mediation KUWAIT CITY, Sept 27: President of Kuwait National Guard His Highness Sheikh Salem Al-Ali Al-Sabah wished His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah success in his mission to heal the GCC rift and restore Qatar to its flock and natural …

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Major rise in assets of KIA; government expenditure cut – Kuwait adjusts to new realities

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 26, (Agencies): Assets managed by Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA), one of the world’s biggest sovereign wealth funds, have grown more than 34 percent over the past five years, Finance Minister Anas Al- Saleh said. Speaking at a Euromoney conference, Saleh described the state’s reserves and assets, managed …

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MP queries expat ‘hires’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 26: MP Mubarak Al-Hajraf has forwarded questions to Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Sabeeh on the appointment of expatriates in her ministry. Al-Hajraf stressed that unemployment is a serious issue for the sons and daughters of the country; hence, the need to prioritize it in …

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Residence permit cancellation of Arab expat prior to 6 month period probed

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 26: Officers at the Residency Affairs Department followed up the issue of an Arab national whose residence permit was cancelled without him staying outside Kuwait for six months, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Public Relations and Security Media Department of the Interior Ministry stated the Arab man left the …

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Fingerprint attendance will be applied to all: PAAAFR

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 26: Director General of Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR) Eng Faisal Al-Hassawi affirmed that the authority has taken all necessary procedures for implementing the fingerprint attendance system, reports Al-Anba daily. He stressed that the fingerprint attendance system will be applied on everybody including …

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Social aid extended to wives of non-Kuwaitis

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 26: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh issued a ministerial resolution to extend the period for disbursement of social aid to Kuwaiti women married to non-Kuwaitis, reports Al- Rai daily quoting a reliable source. The source explained that the …

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No contagious viruses transmitted through fingerprinting devices: MoH

‘Fingerprint attendance applies to all directors, heads of depts’ KUWAIT CITY, Sept 25: Ministry of Health has denied the reports concerning the possibility of transmission of several contagious viruses such as Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C viruses, and even Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) through fingerprint attendance devices. Head of …

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Ruling in increase of fuel price by govt on Thursday

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 25: The Court of Cessation Monday decided to adjourn to next Thursday the ruling on the appeal filed against the government’s decision to increase the fuel prices. Earlier, the Court of Appeals had overturned the verdict issued by the lower court to suspend the Cabinet’s decision which …

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MP ‘questions’ Al-Sabeeh over Kaifan Co-op Board dissolution

Focus on bills beneficial to citizens: Al Mutairi KUWAIT CITY, Sept 25: MP Waleed Al-Tabtabaei has forwarded questions to Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh about Ministerial Resolution No. 32/T/2017 on the dissolution of Kaifan Cooperative Society Board of Directors. He wants …

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