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Kuwait

Indian envoy highlights achievements of govt’s

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 10: Indian Embassy in Kuwait Saturday evening organized a meaningful Pravasi Bharatiya Divas at its auditorium to discuss various issues related to the Indian community in Kuwait. This year the annual Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) which was introduced by the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs on Jan …

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54 ambulances with online services join fleet

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 10, (KUNA): Fifty-four ambulances that are linked to hospital casualty departments and other ambulances via the internet will join the fleet as of Sunday, Minister of Health Dr Ali Al-Obaidi announced late Saturday. “The online services will enable doctors on board of the new ambulances to consult …

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Proposal to raise power charges for chalets, farms and complexes – Sponsors asked to seek KD 250 refund for each worker

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 10: The Economic Affairs Committee in the Cabinet has asked the Finance Ministry to consider the study on the proposal to increase fees for electricity in chalets, farms and investment complexes, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting sources. Sources explained this is part of the proposed changes in the …

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Panel tackles real estate properties Kuwaiti women pass on to children

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 10: The parliamentary Women and Family Affairs Committee on Sunday discussed with representatives of the Justice Ministry the registration of real estate properties which Kuwaiti women married to non-Kuwaitis pass on to their children. Committee Chairman MP Saleh Ashour explained the law stipulates that the right to …

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30 pct of expats in Labor to be replaced by citizens

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: The Administration Affairs Department in the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor has instructed all departments in the ministry to submit names of 30 percent of expatriate employees to end their services before the start of the new fiscal year – 2016/2017, reports Al-Rai daily quoting …

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Al-Kandari returns home, morale high – Ex-Gitmo received by family

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9, (AFP): The last Kuwaiti prisoner in the US Guantanamo Bay prison returned home Saturday to a family reception after 14 years of detention, the head of a detainee group said. Fayez Mohammed Ahmed Al-Kandari became the last of 12 Kuwaitis held for long terms in the …

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‘All medical staff members on duty must wear business IDs, name tags’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: Ministry of Health Thursday sent a circular to all hospitals and healthcare centers, obligating all medical staff members to compulsorily wear their business IDs and name tags during working hours in various facilities of the ministry. It stressed that employees who do not comply with this …

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MoE forms panel to regulate school fees – ‘Ministry wasted KD 26 mln by distributing tablets’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: Ministry of Education recently announced the formation of a special committee chaired by the Undersecretary Dr Haitham Al-Athari to regulate school fees in the Arab and foreign private schools. In a statement, Dr Al- Athari said the committee was formed by the Minister of Education and …

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‘Water supply disrupted’ – Jahra road project in progress

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: Water supply has been disrupted in nearly 17 residential areas since Thursday, while some drivers of water tankers have taken advantage of the situation as they increased the price of freshwater to KD 10 per tank in houses and the cooperative societies witnessed crowd of people …

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Last Kuwaiti detainee in Guantanamo released, on way home – Amir congratulated

WASHINGTON, Jan 8, (Agencies): A Kuwaiti security team has received the last remaining Kuwaiti detainee at Guantanamo, Fayez Al-Kandari, who is now on the way home, the country’s Ambassador to the US Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah said on Friday. In a statement to KUNA, Sheikh Salem congratulated His Highness …

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