Wednesday , April 25 2018

Kuwait

‘Eurofighter jets to boost Kuwait fighting potential’ – Makers eye quick final deal: minister

KUWAIT CITY, March 3, (KUNA): The European countries that manufacture Eurofighter jets throw their support behind Kuwait in its bid to purchase a number of these jets for the Kuwaiti armed forces, said Deputy Premier and Defense Minister Sheikh Khaled Al- Jarrah Al-Sabah in a press statement on Thursday. The …

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State Audit Bureau refuses to approve tenders of 27 projects – Move tied to implementation of ‘Finance’ decision

KUWAIT CITY, March 3: State Audit Bureau (SAB) has refused to approve the tenders of 27 projects, owing to implementation of the decision no 1/2016 issued by Ministry of Finance, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting official sources from Ministry of Public Works. They said these projects include 11 of the Roads …

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Palm-weaving… a surviving handicraft – Kuwaitis mastered art for decades

KUWAIT CITY, March 3, (KUNA): Palmweaving is a handicraft Kuwaitis mastered for decades, just like ship-building, pearl-diving and trade across the sea. The country has had plenty of the materials of the industry, palm trees loofas and fronds that were woven together to produce various products, using a five-inch needle. …

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Parliament okays suggestion regarding overseas treatment – MPs call on govt to find radical solutions to Bedouns problems

KUWAIT CITY, March 2: The Parliament approved on Wednesday the recommendation to prevent the government from implementing the new regulation on overseas treatment, including the financial allocation for patients and their companions. The recommendation was then referred to the Health Affairs Committee which will prepare its report within 60 days. …

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Number of employees in Kuwait total 1,805,507 in 2015: report – Indians make up 25 pc of total workforce

KUWAIT CITY, March 2: The number of employees in Kuwait, excluding the domestic workers, totaled 1,805,507 in 2015, according to the statistical report released recently by the Central Statistics Bureau. The bureau prepared the report using data collected from six governmental agencies. These workers were then classified according to their …

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Six bachelors cities planned

KUWAIT CITY, March 2: Recent annual report released by the Projects Administration Department affiliated to the Projects Sector at Kuwait Municipality revealed that six workers (bachelors) cities are waiting for the approval of the Municipal Council before execution. Content of the report indicates the sector is planning to increase the …

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Kuwait hailed for condemning remarks against Saudi Arabia

KUWAIT CITY, March 2: The Ambassador of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Kuwait Dr Abdulaziz Al-Fayez expressed appreciation for the heartfelt official and popular statements of the State of Kuwait in condemnation of the strange statements and remarks issued by some people in Kuwait against Saudi Arabia. During a press …

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2 pct of people in Kuwait visit psychology hospital – Many with driving licenses

KUWAIT CITY, March 2: About 2 percent of the people living in Kuwait, which is about 82,915 citizens and expatriates, visit the Psychology Medicine Hospital, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to official statistics, 73,643 of these visitors are Kuwaiti citizens and 88.8 percent of them have files in the hospital, while …

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PARLIAMENT ALLOWS KD 150mn DRAW ON RESERVES – MPs nod to $500m Eurofighter spend

KUWAIT CITY, March 1: Kuwait’s Parliament on Tuesday approved a bill allowing the government to spend an additional $500 million (KD 150 mln) on buying Eurofighter “Typhoon” warplanes. The new funding comes on top of $10 billion additional defence spending already approved by Parliament in January to upgrade the country’s …

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Kuwait plays key role in tackling regional threats – NATO’s official

KUWAIT CITY, March 1, (KUNA): Kuwait is playing a leading role in tackling instability and threats in the region, signing a Transit Agreement with NATO and building a regional center, to be a permanent presence for NATO in the area, the military alliance chief has said. Kuwait is the first …

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