Wednesday , October 18 2017

Kuwait

Al-Ghaith issues orders to cancel decision expelling 50 Bedoun children from 3 schools

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7: Three elementary schools in Jahra Educational Zone had expelled about 50 Bedoun children just one week after resumption due to an error from the Students Affairs Department of the zone concerning their date of registration. However, Director of Jahra Educational Zone Walid Al-Ghaith later issued orders …

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KISPL resumes medical tests for Indian job-seekers at Kochi center – ‘Khadamat’s Hyderabad center may not open for business’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7: Khadamat Integrated Solutions Pvt Ltd (KISPL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kuwait’s Public Services Company, has resumed medical screening operations for Indians seeking employment in Kuwait at its center in Kochi from Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015. Khadamat had stopped operations in Kochi on June 4, 2015 following …

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MP questions ‘Oil’ on Zour

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7: MP Khalil Al- Saleh has sent parliamentary questions to the Minister of Oil Ali Al-Omair regarding a news report on the deferral of the signing of Al-Zour Refinery contracts even though they have been prepared. He explained that a local newspaper had published an article stating …

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Germany is an ‘important’ economic partner of Kuwait; German FM here

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 6, (KUNA): Germany is an important economic partner to Kuwait, as Kuwaiti investments in the European country has amounted to $17.7 billion, Acting Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah announced on Tuesday. In a joint press conference with the visiting German Foreign Minister …

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‘MoI will not allow gatherings outside Hussainiyas’

The Ministry of Interior won’t allow any gatherings to be held outside parameters of Hussainiyas, said Ministry Undersecretary Lieutenant General Suleiman Al-Fahad, urging commitment and abiding by the Kuwaiti genuine customs and traditions. During a meeting with senior security field officials on Tuesday, Al-Fahad stressed the necessity of immediately and …

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Kuwait, US navies hold drill

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 6, (KUNA): Kuwait naval force and US coast guards conducted a security drill on how to inspect and intercept ships, professionally and efficiently. Kuwaiti Army’s Directorate of Moral Guidance and Public Relations said, on Tuesday, in a press release that the drill comes as part of a …

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Global political tensions spiralling, warns Kuwait – ‘Join efforts to end refugee crisis’

GENEVA, Oct 6, (KUNA): The State of Kuwait warned Tuesday from the grave dangers as a result of high tensions globally. The remark was made by Kuwait Permanent Representative to the UN and International Organizations Ambassador Jamal Al-Ghunaim at the executive committee meeting of UN High Commission of Refugees (UNHCR). …

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MPs back grillings

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 6: MP Abdullah Al-Turaiji has warned the government against the sale of the Kuwait International Fairs Company. He said the government has ignored earlier warnings not to sell profit-making establishments and “this has prompted lawmakers to adopt constitutional measures to safeguard the rights of the state and …

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Crackdown on unlicensed recruiters for domestics

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 5: The Domestic Personnel Department of Ministry of Interior launched an intensive crackdown on domestic personnel recruitment offices in all six governorates in line with Law No. 17/1957 and ministerial Decision No. 617/1992. According to a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior, the team raided and …

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No parking, rush in halls; PACI visitors bemoan services

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 5: Despite the services and facilities Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI) provides for citizens and expatriates to renew their civil ID cards via the telephone or its website; visitors face several obstacles at the headquarters of PACI, including congestion inside the waiting halls and lack of …

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