Friday , December 14 2018

Kuwait

EPA chief calls on ‘campers’ to clear litter before leaving sites – ‘Authority working on directive to up total size of natural reserves’

KUWAIT CITY, March 5: Speaking to the press last Thursday on the side-lines of a field workshop concerning the rehabilitation of the desert ecosystem at the Al-Liyah natural reserves, head of the Environment Public Authority (EPA) and its board of directors Sheikh Abdullah Al-Ahmed Al- Sabah stated that camping season …

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Speaker upbeat on legislative agenda – Results soon

KUWAIT CITY, March 5: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim confirmed Sunday that MPs have coordinated their efforts to resolve some issues, hoping to see results soon. In a press statement, Al- Ghanim stressed that “crises and problems are solved only through dialogue and understanding, not threats and provocations.” He called …

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‘MEW prepared for lesser power outages in summer’ – Promissory notes use illegal: MoCI

KUWAIT CITY, March 5, (Agencies): Minister of Oil, Electricity and Water Issam Al-Marzouq affirmed on Sunday that the ministry was well prepared for upcoming summer season. The ministry has prepared well for summer season with aim of limiting prospected power outages, said the minister in a statement on sidelines of …

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Kuwait Bay in serious danger, campaign chief warns officials – Series of violations recorded: Al-Shatti

KUWAIT CITY, March 5: National Campaign for the Protection of Kuwait Bay affiliated to Kuwait Green Oasis Campaign has blown the alarm on the challenge of a possible loss of life at the bay through which Kuwait may lose an enviable natural wealth, considering the bay is the second largest …

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Kuwaitization of 80,000 jobs possible – Manpower focus on private sector

KUWAIT CITY, March 4: Secretary General at the Government and Manpower Restructuring Program (GMRP) Fawzi Al-Majdali said the agency is working hard to create job opportunities for the national personnel in private sector in order to regulate and redirect the labor market to the right path of development. He revealed …

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‘e-Renewal’ of residence seen

KUWAIT CITY, March 4: Director- General of the General Department for Info Systems at the Interior Ministry Major- General Ali Al-Ma’ili said the ministry is currently working on a project to facilitate the renewal of driving licenses, residence permits of household workers employed by Kuwaitis and residence permits of expatriates …

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Co-ops plan to employ 3000 Kuwaitis, expats

KUWAIT CITY, March 4, (Agencies): Union of Cooperative Societies plans to employ up to 3,000 citizens at the cooperative markets and hire non-Kuwaitis for jobs for which nationals show no interest. Fehaid Al-Htaitah, the federation deputy chairman, indicated in a statement, on Saturday, that the decision was taken following a …

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Cut in expatriate teachers to target subjects with excessive employees – MoE to study expatriate teachers’ requests for transfer

KUWAIT CITY, March 4: The Ministry of Education will terminate 25 percent of expatriate teachers in subjects with excessive teaching staff in line with the Kuwaitization policy, reports Al-Anba daily quoting Undersecretary Dr Haitham Al-Athari. Al-Atahari explained that implementation of the policy was supposed to start last year but the …

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‘No monopoly in importation of meat’

KUWAIT CITY, March 4: Director General of Livestock at the Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs & Fish Resources (PAAAFR) Yousef Al-Najem has refuted claims of monopoly in the import of meat, reports Al Anba daily. He said the door is open for all companies and citizens owning an enterprise to …

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Legislator tracks ‘suspect’ deposits

KUWAIT CITY, March 4: MP Riyadh Al- Adsani has published contents of the multimillion deposits case, stressing the need for the government to explain the legislative lapses in previous years which prompted him to present a draft bill on addressing these lapses. He said he has forwarded questions to Minister …

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