Monday , February 19 2018

Kuwait

‘Good upbringing of youth vital for nation’s progress’ – Plan to hike State property rents

KUWAIT CITY, April 25, (Agencies): In order to achieve more prosperity and advancement in the country, youth should be nurtured and talented individuals should be supported, Governor of Hawally retired Lieut-General Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah said on Monday. This encouragement stems from His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad …

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Draft law to promote national sports clubs gets Cabinet nod – Govt tackles expat bachelors’ housing

KUWAIT CITY, April 25, (KUNA): The Cabinet has given the thumbs up to a draft law mainly aiming at the promotion and development of national sports clubs, and sent it to His Highness the Amir before being taken to the National Assembly for final approval. The bill, which was approved …

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Children must be taught human, democratic values at early age

KUWAIT CITY, April 25, (KUNA): National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim said on Monday that Democratic and human values should be taught to children since early years. Al-Ghanim said at the opening of the 3rd round of Student Parliament that “Today’s session is a step in this direction.” The top …

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PRIVATIZATION OF FIRST PUBLIC SECTOR ENTITY ROLLS OFF – KSE joins private sector today

KUWAIT CITY, April 24, (Agencies): Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) is now fully operated by Kuwait Bourse Company and will officially join the private sector starting Monday, KSE announced on Sunday. In statements to the press, Minister of Commerce and Industry Dr Yousef Al-Ali described the move as a milestone and …

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‘Incompetent govt must leave’ – ‘Oil strike mishandled’

KUWAIT CITY, April 24: MP Saleh Ashour has called on the current government to leave, saying it was unable to manage the strike of the oil sector employees, reports Al-Anba daily. He emphasized the acting minister of oil and the concerned officials in the oil sector should immediately submit their …

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MoE plans to carry out maintenance of buildings to house expat teachers – Bid to rationalize spending

KUWAIT CITY, April 24: As part of a serious attempt to rationalize spending and to stop financial waste, the Ministry of Education tends to carry out maintenance of buildings owned by the ministry to house the expatriate teachers instead of leasing buildings which cost the State Treasure 3,240,000 dinars annually, …

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Cabinet to announce ‘tender’ for KD 1.312b new building at airport

KUWAIT CITY, April 24: The Cabinet is expected to announce the tender for the new passengers building at Kuwait International Airport with a budget of KD1.312 billion in its meeting, which will be presided over by HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al- Mubarak on Monday, reports Al-Anbaa daily quoting …

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Panel discusses plans for giving women more power – Panel discusses plans for giving women more power

KUWAIT CITY, April 24: The parliamentary Women and Family Affairs Committee discussed various issues concerning women and plans of Kuwait to empower women in different fields and improve their position in society with Deputy Resident Representative of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to the State of Kuwait Dima Al-Khatib and …

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Yemeni parties agree to monitor ceasefire violations – Pressure on to firm up truce

KUWAIT CITY, April 23, (Agencies): Yemeni warring parties ended their evening session on Saturday with reports of differences over maintaining of the ceasefire. Representatives from the Yemeni government, the General People’s Congress and Ansarullah movement met for more than five hours at Bayan Palace, and agreed to name a person …

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Oil, education, health not for privatization: Al-Saleh

KUWAIT CITY, April 23, (KUNA): The nation’s financial and economic reform plan does not embody any notion of privatizing oil and gas production or education or health services or selling government assets to individuals or firms that may monopolize them, said Deputy Premier, Finance Minister and Acting Oil Minister Anas …

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