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Kuwait

Kuwaiti deceased soldier laid to final resting place

KUWAIT, March 9 (KUNA) — Kuwait Ministry of Defense laid to final resting place Warrant Officer Khalaf Al-Enezi who died while on duty last Wednesday. Armed Forces Chief of Staff General Mohammad Al-Khodhr was at the cemetery where Al-Enezi was bured in a lot designated for Martyrs, the Ministry of …

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Residency violators can settle dues or leave without a fine – MoI

KUWAIT, March 9 (KUNA) — Privately-employed foreign residents, who have exceeded their permitted stay in Kuwait beyond January 3, 2016, after going absent from work, will be allowed to settle their penalties or leave the country without paying a fine, the Interior Ministry said on Friday. The decision was taken …

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CSC seeks to terminate 2,690 expat employees appointments

Move to replace expatriate with citizens in19 ministries KUWAIT CITY, March 8: The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has communicated with 19 ministries and 7 independent and affiliated government agencies to terminate the appointments of about 2,690 expatriate employees starting from July, indicating CSC will henceforth specify the number of contracts …

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Managerial positions for only holders of university degrees

PAM issues circular on granting work permits KUWAIT CITY, March 8: Director General of the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) Mubarak Al-Jafour issued an administrative circular on granting work permit for managerial position only to applicants who hold university degree or higher, reports Al-Shahid daily. Al-Jafour clarified no such work …

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Parliamentary rights committee tackles issues tied to Bedouns

KUWAIT CITY, March 8: The parliamentary Human Rights Committee on Thursday discussed issues concerning Bedouns, such as security restrictions and forged passports, in the presence of representatives from the Central System for Remedying the Status of Illegal Residents (CSRSIR). During the meeting, the committee decided to establish a hotline between …

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Rationalize of water usage

KUWAIT CITY, March 8 : The Environment Public Authority (EPA) is set to launch a national project to rationalize consumption of water in Kuwait, reports Al-Anba daily. The project will include all public facilities in ministries and government agencies as well as mosques, schools, and hospitals and medical centers. It …

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‘Amir’s efforts to prevent Gulf row escalation has succeeded’

‘Iraq reconstruction event shows Kuwaiti triumph in moral role’ KUWAIT CITY, March 8, (KUNA): Efforts exerted by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to prevent the escalation of the Gulf dispute were a success, Kuwaiti Deputy Foreign Minister Khalid Al-Jarallah said on Wednesday. His Highness the Amir …

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WORK ON-GOING FOR BILL TO TACKLE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Grilling short of no-confidence motion KUWAIT CITY, March 7: The National Assembly on Wednesday discussed the grilling motion that MPs Adel Al-Damkhi and Riyadh Al-Adsani submitted against State Minister for National Assembly Affairs Adel Al-Kharafi without presenting a no-confidence motion. The two lawmakers grilled the minister about his competencies. Earlier …

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Kuwait said to agree MoU for Overseas Filipino Workers – MOU strictly forbids confiscation of mobile phones and passports

MANILA, March 7, (Agencies): Kuwait is said to have given nod to the conditions contained in the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) of the Philippine government to lift the total ban on deployment of first-time Filipino workers to Kuwait, says LBG, GMA News. The ‘Unang Balita’ quoting the Department of Labor …

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Revenue of Ministry of Health increased 13 times in past 5 months

KUWAIT CITY: Revenues of Ministry of Health have increased about 13 times in the past five months. At the same time, there has been a complete silence on the evaluation report concerning the decision to increase the charges of medical services offered to expatriates According to some official documents, the …

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