Kuwait

Yemeni parties agree to monitor ceasefire violations – Pressure on to firm up truce

KUWAIT CITY, April 23, (Agencies): Yemeni warring parties ended their evening session on Saturday with reports of differences over maintaining of the ceasefire. Representatives from the Yemeni government, the General People’s Congress and Ansarullah movement met for more than five hours at Bayan Palace, and agreed to name a person …

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Oil, education, health not for privatization: Al-Saleh

KUWAIT CITY, April 23, (KUNA): The nation’s financial and economic reform plan does not embody any notion of privatizing oil and gas production or education or health services or selling government assets to individuals or firms that may monopolize them, said Deputy Premier, Finance Minister and Acting Oil Minister Anas …

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MoH, Municipality eye ‘automated’ interface for sharing certs information

KUWAIT CITY, April 23: Ministry of Health and Kuwait Municipality has been coordinating to establish an automated interface for sharing information about the health certificates issued to food traders, as this interface will facilitate the monitoring and follow-up process, reports Al-Anba daily quoting informed sources. They said Ministry of Health …

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Kuwaiti Premier to visit Japan in May – Sheikh Jaber to have audience with Emperor Akihito, talks with PM

TOKYO, April 23, (KUNA): His Highness the Prime Minister of Kuwait Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah will pay an official visit to Japan from May 11, the Japanese government has announced. During his four-day visit, the premier will have an audience with Emperor Akihito and hold talks with Japanese Prime …

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Cost, traditions biggest barriers to women participation in equestrian – Kuwait’s PAS to open training centers for males, females

KUWAIT CITY, April 23, (KUNA): Despite state support and encouragement, equestrian sports remain unpopular in Kuwait particularly among females who still face a host of diverse challenges. In this regard, financial and social factors emerge as the main barriers for women’s active participation in equestrian sports. “High cost is the …

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Info’s engineering dept plans to end services of expat staff

KUWAIT CITY, April 22: The engineering department of Ministry of Information is planning to end the services of dozens of expatriate staff who are employed on contract basis, reports Al-Rai daily quoting informed sources. They indicated that the decision will come into effect from May next year, clarifying that the …

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Solar energy to be used for street lighting

KUWAIT CITY, April 22: Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) organized a seminar titled ‘Sun, Wind and Clouds — The new age of smart lighting in Kuwait’ in cooperation with Kuwait Electrical Engineers Society on Thursday, April 21, reports Al-Rai daily. Executive Director of Energy and Construction Research Center at …

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Shuwaikh residents hold vigil to protest new transformers

KUWAIT CITY, April 22: Residents of Shuwaikh Residential Area Wednesday night held a candlelight vigil in Tahaluf Garden in Block 1 to protest against the decision of Kuwait Municipality and Ministry of Electricity and Water to establish new electrical transformers inside public gardens, reports Al-Qabas daily. During the event, Kuwaiti …

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Visa application process for Nepal

KUWAIT CITY, April 22: Kuwaitis as well as other nationalities in Kuwait can apply for visa at the Embassy of Nepal in the State of Kuwait during working hours (0900-1300 hrs) of the Embassy from Sunday to Thursday. Kuwaiti citizens can obtain visa at the Tribhuvan International Airport as well. …

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Al-Essa facing ‘pressure’ to form probe panel over fraud in students union election in Cairo

KUWAIT CITY, April 22: Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Bader Al-Essa is facing increased parliamentary and student pressure to form a committee for investigating the fraud and manipulations carried out during the election of the Students’ Union in Cairo, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting informed sources. They revealed that …

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