Sunday , December 17 2017

Kuwait

‘More women should join forces’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 19: The widespread circulation of a picture of Al-Anood Al-Abdali, a female Kuwaiti military officer, on social media has made her an Internet sensation in the Gulf region, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Al-Anood was a Physical Education teacher for five years before she joined Ministry of Interior and …

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Kuwait marks His Highness the Crown Prince’s 10th anniversary – ‘A visionary leader; a true statesman’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 19, (KUNA): The State of Kuwait celebrates on Saturday the tenth anniversary of His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah’s assumption of the senior post. On Feb 7, 2006, His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah issued an Amiri Order, naming …

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‘Time to OK law on Strategic Alternative to Salary Scale’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 19: MP Ahmad Lari insists it is time for the government to approve the law on Strategic Alternative to Salary Scale, which is currently being studied by the parliament’s Human Resources Committee. He affirmed that this law will streamline the first chapter of the general state budget, …

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MoE authorities alerted after error found in students’ tablet – ‘Probe those responsible for blunder’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 19: Concerned sectors in the Ministry of Education were mobilized after an error was detected in the students’ tablet on a lesson note for Islamic Education regarding prerequisites of selecting an Imam to lead a group prayer. The issue was referred for investigation to identify those responsible, …

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Amir condoles, Kuwait condemns Ankara attack

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 18, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has sent a cable of condolences to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after a car bombing killed and wounded dozens of Turkish people in central Ankara on Wednesday evening. His Highness the Amir expressed profound grief …

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Prices of many commodities up 30-55 percent, say sources – Consumers file complaints with Ministry of Commerce

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 18: The prices of many commodities have been increased by 30-55 percent under the pretext of higher prices of transportation and storage as well as the unstable political situation of the region, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting reliable sources. They revealed that many consumers have filed complaints in …

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Leaves cancelled as govt gears up to tackle threat in holidays

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 18: In the face of threats to the security and stability of the nation during the national holidays, a highranking security official said the Interior Ministry is able to protect the homeland, the citizens and the residents of this land, reports Al-Shahed daily. The official revealed the …

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Bid to resolve absconding cases

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 18: The General Department for Residency Affairs at the Ministry of Interior has started taking new procedures to resolve absconding cases fi led before Jan 4, 2016, says Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passports Major General Mazen Al-Jarrah. In a press statement, Al- Jarrah explained this will …

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KD 5 for for Civil ID issuance, KD 20 for replacement of Civil ID

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 18: State Minister for Cabinet Affairs, acting Minister of Electricity and Water and Board Chairman of the Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI) Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah issued ministerial Decision No. 1/2016 on increasing fees for services offered by the authority, reports Al- Qabas daily. The decision that …

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MP IN PUSH TO EXPAND EARLY RETIREMENT PACKAGE – Equality nod to Kuwaiti wives of foreigners – Rent allowance hit again

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 17: The parliamentary Women and Family Affairs Committee has approved the proposal to treat Kuwaiti women married to non-Kuwaitis equal to those married to their compatriots. Speaking to reporters after the committee meeting on Wednesday, Rapporteur MP Mohammed Tana revealed they discussed issues concerning these women and …

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