Sunday , October 22 2017

Kuwait

No work permits for North Koreans

KUWAIT CITY: According to a decision taken by Residence Affairs Department of the Ministry of Interior on July 18, 2017, work permits will not be issued for North Koreans, reports Al-Qabas daily. The decision also says about 1,800 North Koreans will be affected by the decision because the authorities will …

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MoI to amend some ‘clauses’ of Ministerial Decision No. 2302/’16 on Domestic Workers Law

Charitable activities final report submitted to concerned official KUWAIT CITY, Aug 21: Minister of Interior Sheikh Khaled Al- Jarrah recently issued a decision to amend some provisions of Ministerial Decision No. 2302/2016 on regulations and procedures concerning the implementation of Domestic Workers Law. The decision stipulates that for issuance or …

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PM Modi to begin official visit to Kuwait soon

Kuwait, India bilateral diplomatic ties deep-rooted: Ambassador Al-Awadi KUWAIT CITY, Aug 21: Kuwaiti Ambassador to India Fahd Al-Awadi affirmed deeprooted bilateral diplomatic relations and friendly ties between Kuwait and India, reports Al-Qabas daily. Al-Awadi disclosed the Indian prime minister Modi will begin an official visit to Kuwait soon. He noted …

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Kuwait asks Burkina to join terror attack probe

Set up fact-finding panel: MP KUWAIT CITY, Aug 21, (Agencies): Kuwait has submitted a formal request to Burkina Faso to join ongoing investigations over a “terrorist” attack on a restaurant in the Western African nation that killed two prominent Kuwaiti citizens and religious scholars. Kuwait’s Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al- …

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‘13 firms with 500 workers referred to prosecution over bogus employment’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs and Acting Minister of Information Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah disclosed the State has recovered over KD 500,000 and referred 13 companies with 500 people to prosecution over bogus employment and conspiracy to collect workers aid dubiously. He said the ministry accomplished …

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‘Need to provide housing for employees at Workers City’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: Director of Development Projects at Kuwait Municipality Engineer Fayez Al-Mutairi has requested the Director of Tenders and Contracts to oblige companies having contracts with the Municipality to secure accommodation for their employees at the Workers City in South Jahra, reports Al-Qabas daily. Engineer Al-Mutairi said the …

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VAT, selective tax to bring in KD 600m

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: Ministry of Finance Undersecretary Khalifa Hamadah said the annual revenue from value added tax (VAT) and GCC unified selective excise tax is estimated at KD 600 million, which will not completely eliminate the State budget deficit but it will contribute to the promotion of non-oil revenues; …

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‘Sept 1 first day of Eid Al-Adha’

Department of Astronomy and Space Science at the Kuwait Science Club announces that next Wednesday, Aug 23, will be the first day of Dhul Hijjah 1438 AH. Standing on the Mount Arafat then falls on Thursday, Aug 31, and Friday, Sept 1 is the first day of Eid Al-Adha. In …

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Plans afoot to rectify population imbalance – Age limit, ‘iqama’ link denied

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: Addressing the imbalance in the demographics of Kuwait is a top priority for the Higher Committee for Adjustment of Demographics, which was formed by the Council of Ministers and is chaired by the Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind …

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$8.9 mln deal signed to maintain Kuwait Air Force planes

The US Department of Defense announced that the L3 Vertex Aerospace is being awarded a contract worth $8.9 million for providing Kuwait with maintenance and logistics on the KC- 130J Hercules tanker aircraft, reports Al-Rai daily. The contract is aimed at equipment and logistical support for three KC-130J tankers operated …

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