Kuwait

Traffic congestion – ‘Security measures in place’

KUWAIT CITY, June 6: Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs at the Ministry of Interior Major-General Abdullah Al-Muhanna attributed the traffic congestion last Sunday to the advent of the holy month of Ramadan and being the first day of the week, reports Al-Rai daily. However, Al-Muhanna explained the traffic congestion on …

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Twenty undocumented Pinoy children fly home from Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, June 6: A total of 20 undocumented Filipino children were repatriated on Monday morning to the Philippines on board Kuwait Airways, as part of the joint cooperation between the Kuwait government and Philippine Embassy in Kuwait led by Philippine Ambassador Renato Pedro Villa to curb the rising number …

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‘Diabetic patients should increase water intake while breaking fast’ – Avoid dishes full of fat, sugar in Ramadan: Dr Qais

KUWAIT CITY, June 6: Director of Dasman Diabetes Institute Dr Qais Al-Duwairi affirmed that diabetic patients should increase water consumption while breaking the fast during Ramadan to compensate for fluid lost in the period of fasting, reports Al-Qabas daily. Dr Qais advised patients to break the fast by consuming sugary …

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Amir exchanges Ramadan greetings with leaders

KUWAIT CITY, June 5, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah exchanged cables of greetings with leaders of Arab and Islamic nations on the advent of the Holy Month of Ramadan. His Highness expressed good wishes for the Arab and Islamic nations on the blessed occasion. Meanwhile, …

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‘Apply quota system on expat communities’

KUWAIT CITY, June 5: The General Secretariat for Planning has formally requested the government to apply the quota system on expatriate communities and determine the number of each community to protect the demographic structure of the country, reports Al-Shahed daily. According to sources, the Secretariat has confirmed a significant increase in …

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Ending human peddling – ‘National strategy needed’

KUWAIT CITY, June 5, (KUNA): Human trafficking and migrants smuggling in all of its manifestations should be dealt with through setting up a national strategy, Minister of Justice and Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Yagoub Al-Sanae stressed on Sunday. Human trafficking is a direct violation to human rights, the …

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Stand behind leadership: MPs – ‘Tighten control over prices’

KUWAIT CITY, June 5: MPs Talal Al-Jalal, Askar Al-Anazi and Ahmad Al-Mutei expressed warmest greetings to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim, ministers, other …

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Joint body seen as a tool to activate Gulf economic unity – Al-Ghanim welcomes summit resolution

KUWAIT CITY, June 5, (KUNA): Head of the Federation of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Chambers of Commerce and Industry Ali Al-Ghanim welcomed the resolution of the Gulf summit held recently in Riyadh aiming to establish a Gulf body for development and economic affairs. In a press statement on Sunday, …

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Amir congratulates citizens, expatriates

KUWAIT CITY, June 4, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah congratulated the Kuwaiti public and expatriates on the advent of the Holy Month of Ramadan. An Amiri Diwan statement said Saturday that His Highness the Amir, His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber …

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Deportation awaits expat panhandlers

KUWAIT CITY, June 4, (KUNA): Any expat caught panhandling during Ramadan will be subjected to immediate deportation, said a press statement by the Ministry of Interior on Saturday. The Ministry of Interior has set in place a plan, in conjunction with the Kuwait Municipality and the Ministry of Awqaf and …

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