Kuwait

Sports authority may dissolve Kuwait Olympic Committee – Law defies ban

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 21, (Agencies): The sports authority at the Ministry of Youth Affairs is expected to issue a decision tomorrow to dissolve the Kuwait Olympic Committee and the Football Association and assign temporary committees to manage the sports affairs for a period between six months to two years at …

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Education, health in decline – Government mismanagement blamed

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 21: The Budget and Final Accounts Committee in the National Assembly has attributed the poor quality of education and health services to the government’s mismanagement of national affairs. In its report, the committee pointed out that despite the huge budgets allocated for the educational and health sectors, …

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New Domestic Workers Law to remedy legislation ‘loopholes’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 21: Acting Director General for Residency Affairs Brigadier Abdullah Rashid Al-Hajiri has affirmed that Domestic Workers Law No. 68/2015 and the executive regulations issued as per ministerial decree No. 2194/2016 aim to remedy the legislation vacuum and loopholes, as well as to organize relations between the four …

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MGRP lays plan to ‘provide’ jobs to Kuwaiti youth in private sector – Fish stalls to be leased at symbolic prices

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 21: The Manpower and Government Restructuring Program (MGRP) has laid down plans to provide a number of new jobs to Kuwaiti youths in the private sector where they will work by themselves in order to support national economic development efforts and to raise the value of work, …

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‘Growing number of jobless people social, security risk’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 21: The Parliamentary Committee for Subsidies warns of social and security repercussions arising from the growing number of unemployed people in the country, which currently stands at 17,498 expatriates and 11,670 citizens as per the most recent statistics, reports Al-Qabas daily. Based on the statement of Ministry …

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29 dual-nationality citizens renounce Kuwaiti citizenship – Hold on to Saudi, Qatari nationalities

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: About 29 Kuwaiti citizens with dual citizenships of either Saudi Arabia or Qatar have voluntarily given up their Kuwaiti citizenship after they were summoned by the concerned authorities and have decided to hold on to their Qatari and Saudi citizenship, reports Al-Rai daily. A report in …

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Kuwait aggravating tensions after ban, says IOC – ‘No concessions offered’

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 20, (AFP): The International Olympic Committee on Friday accused Kuwait’s government of “aggravating” the tensions that led to the country’s ban from the Rio Olympics. New and proposed laws on state controls over sporting bodies have led the IOC and world football body FIFA to suspend …

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State Security, DCGD seek to increase secret agents abroad

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: The State Security Department and the Drug Control General Department (DCGD) have adopted a new plan to increase their overseas secret agents, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting informed sources. They explained that this move is aimed to obtain preliminary information on any operations targeting Kuwait, mainly information …

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MoI to update data in citizenship files – Exercise a prelude to start of DNA testing

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: Ministry of Interior will next month embark on an extensive process of updating data in the citizenship files of Kuwaitis prior to the end of this year and before starting the DNA testing process due early 2017, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting official sources. They said the …

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‘PAM accomplishes 80 pct of automation transfer from CSC’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: Deputy Director General for Human Resources and Finance at the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) Khloud Al-Shehab affirmed that the sector has accomplished 80 percent of the automation transfer from Civil Service Commission to PAM. He noted over KD 120,000 service charges were paid via K-Net …

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