Kuwait

Deportation awaits expat panhandlers

KUWAIT CITY, June 4, (KUNA): Any expat caught panhandling during Ramadan will be subjected to immediate deportation, said a press statement by the Ministry of Interior on Saturday. The Ministry of Interior has set in place a plan, in conjunction with the Kuwait Municipality and the Ministry of Awqaf and …

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Bag containing diplomatic passport ‘delays’ flight by two hours to Dubai – Pilot orders another inspection of passengers

KUWAIT CITY, June 4: A bag containing a diplomatic passport delayed Kuwait Airways Flight No. 673 to Dubai, which was scheduled to depart Kuwait at 3:00 pm, by almost two hours. Some passengers revealed that the passenger handed over the bag to an airhostess so that she can take the …

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Minister affirms commitment to better Municipality system, strictly apply law

KUWAIT CITY, June 4, (KUNA): Minister of Communication and State Minister for Municipality Affairs Eissa Al-Kandari on Saturday affirmed his commitment to improve the Kuwait Municipality systems and to strictly apply the law. In a press statement, the Municipality disclosed that during the minister’s meeting with Director General Eng Ahmad …

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Passengers advised to follow instructions at Kuwait Airport

KUWAIT CITY, June 4: On the advent of the traveling season, acting Assistant Undersecretary for Border Affairs in the Ministry of Interior Major General Khaled Al-Saqa’abi has called for passengers traveling via land, sea and airports to check the validity of their passports and obtain needed entry visas to the …

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Kuwait builds counter-terror ability – Deaths down despite DAESH threat

KUWAIT CITY, June 3, (Agencies): Despite a spate of bloody incidents that made global headlines, the total number of deaths in terrorist attacks fell last year by 14 percent, a US government report said Thursday. While the Islamic State group remains the major threat and carried out devastating attacks in …

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Kuwaiti security chief holds talks in Singapore on issues of joint concern

KUWAIT CITY, June 3, (KUNA): Chief of the National Security Bureau Sheikh Thamer Ali Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah, currently on a visit to Singapore with other officials, discussed in on Friday with Singaporean Minister of State for Defense and Foreign Affairs Dr Mohamad Maliki Bin Osman issues of joint concern for …

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Three cooperative societies lose KD 13 mln due to financial improprieties

KUWAIT CITY, June 3: Three cooperative societies reportedly lost KD13 million due to administrative and financial improprieties, and the inability of board members to coordinate well among themselves, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting an informed source. He explained that the highest loss was recorded at Dasma and Bneid Al-Gar Cooperative Society …

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Al-Essa denies reports about ‘admission crisis

KUWAIT CITY, June 3: Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Bader Al-Essa announced that the higher studies institutes are prepared to accommodate all public high school graduates of the 2016/2017 academic year, reports Al-Rai daily. He denied reports about an ‘admission crisis’, revealing about the enhanced coordination among the …

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‘No differences between Salafist, Brothers groups’

KUWAIT CITY, June 3: Undersecretary of Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Eng Fareed Asad Amadi denied the existence of any rancor between members of the Salafist and Muslim Brotherhood Group at the ministry. He insisted that those who have been peddling this rumor are making baseless and pointless assertion, …

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Difficult to ‘do’ many jobs without expats: Al-Ghanim – ‘Restructuring population report baseless’

KUWAIT CITY, June 2: The population of Kuwait reached 4,183,658 by the middle of 2015 and it increased to 4,239,006 by end of December in the same year, according to the recent statistics released by the Public Authority of Civil Information (PACI). With the announcement made by Minister of Social …

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