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Kuwait

Doctors to visit – Sharing expertise

KUWAIT CITY, March 1, (KUNA): The Ministry of Health announced Tuesday that it would be hosting 21 international visiting consultants in public hospitals during March. Director of Public Relations and Media Faisal Al-Dosari said the visits come within the framework of the visiting doctors’ program which aims to share their …

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MoE sets aside KD 45,576 for accommodation of two teams – Sent to Canada, USA

KUWAIT CITY, March 1: A budget of KD 45,576 has been allocated for the accommodation of two educational delegations sent to Canada and USA recently, reports Al-Seyassah daily quoting sources from the educational sector. Sources disclosed the delegation headed by Director General of the National Center for Education Development Dr …

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‘Govt keen on combating social ills, youth violence’

KUWAIT CITY, March 1, (KUNA): The government is keen on combating social ills and problems especially the ones associated with youth violence, Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah said Tuesday. Speaking at a regular session for Parliament, the minister briefed …

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Kuwait, NATO sign Transit Agreement – Pact first in Gulf region

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 29, (KUNA): Kuwait and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) signed on Monday a “Transit Agreement” to promote partnership and cooperation between the two parties. The agreement was signed by First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and NATO’s Secretary General Jens …

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Companies Law violators licenses to be cancelled

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 29: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has collated files of companies that failed to submit their financial statements for more than three years and those found to have violated the Companies Law in order to impose penalties such as license cancellation, reports Al-Shahid daily quoting sources. …

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Kuwait regrets truce violations

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 29, (Agencies): Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Khaled Al-Jarallah on Monday voiced regret at breaches of Syria’s recently announced ceasefire over the last couple of days, but believed that the ceasefire would hold. Speaking to reporters following the opening of the fourth meeting of the international working …

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‘Avoid going to nations with active Zika virus’ – ‘Safe to eat chocolate products’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 29, (Agencies): Results yielded by meetings of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) health officials are pivotal to joint programs aiming to stifle the spread of contagious diseases, Assistant Undersecretary of Public Health Dr Majda Al-Qattan said on Monday. Speaking at a GCC meeting of health officials over the …

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Cabinet assigns committee to study negative aspects of fests – Interior minister briefs colleagues on martyrdom of policeman

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 29, (KUNA): The Cabinet has assigned the permanent committee of national days’ celebrations to study negative aspects associated with the festivals, with the aim of submitting proposals and solutions to avoid these aspects, and refer them within three months. This came during the Cabinet’s weekly meeting held …

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MPs welcome reinstatement of Al-Jassar

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 29: Several lawmakers welcomed the Amiri decision to reinstate Ahmed Al-Jassar as Minister of Electricity and Water, indicating he is the right person for the post. Al-Jassar submitted his resignation late last year when he came under fi re from some MPs who threatened to grill him …

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Government proposes new gasoline prices – Deficit eyed

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 28: The government has proposed the following gasoline prices: 90 fils for Premier, 119 fils for Super and 127 fils for Ultra, says MP Mohammad Tana. Tana made the announcement after the parliamentary Finance and Economic Affairs Committee meeting presided over by National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali …

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