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Kuwait

‘Rights’ decries Kuwait bias against expats in healthcare

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19, (AFP): A Kuwaiti rights group on Monday accused authorities in the Gulf state of discrimination against foreigners by barring them from certain healthcare services at public hospitals. The independent Kuwait Society for Human Rights said expatriates in the country have been barred from kidney dialysis treatment …

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‘Kuwait indispensable in anti-IS coalition’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19, (KUNA): General John Allen, US President’s Special Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL, said here Monday Kuwait was an “indispensable partner” in the fight against the so-called ISIL as well as its enormous humanitarian aid for the Syrian people. “Kuwait has been the indispensable …

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No Gulf Cup here; MP wants special session

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19: The Cabinet on Monday decided that Kuwait would not host the 23rd Gulf Cup of Nations scheduled for December 2015. The decision was made during Monday’s Cabinet weekly meeting held at Bayan Palace and chaired by His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, …

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Need to boost greenery, search for alternative energy sources: experts – ‘Ignorant people reason for acts of terrorism’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19: Experts on international relations and development stressed the need to support the global issue of climate changes and control carbon emissions. They said this during a seminar titled ‘Climate Policy’ organized by American University of Kuwait on Sunday evening to discuss the goals and expectations of …

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Trade ties high on agenda as PM ‘sets off’ for France; French firms eye Kuwait projects

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19, (KUNA): His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and his accompanying delegation left here on Monday for Paris on an official visit to France. His Highness the Prime Minister was seen off at the airport by Deputy Premier and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad …

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Bid to encourage religious moderation in schools

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19: Ministry of Education has sent a circular to all schools in which it instructed the school administration to launch awareness programs to encourage religious moderation and promote cooperation among individuals and authorities in charge of combating terrorism, in order to protect students from adopting radical ideologies, …

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Huawei briefs Amir

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 18, (KUNA): Officials of the Chinese Huawei Technologies Co Ltd have briefed His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on their plans for investing in Kuwait, Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority (KDIPA) Director General Sheikh Dr Mishaal Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah said. Sheikh Dr Mishaal …

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Panel to mull fiscal deficit – MP keen to protect public money

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 18: Chairman of the Finance and Economic Committee of the National Assembly MP Faisal Al-Shaye said the committee will meet representatives from the Ministry of Finance to discuss ways to finance the fiscal deficit in the state budget for the current fiscal year. He said the committee …

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6 Expats can own property

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 18: Ministry of Justice has approved applications from six expatriates to own real estate property in Kuwait, as per the provision of Law 74/1979. A source said the five properties approved and registered at the Property Registration Department include two locations in Mishref that cover 750 and …

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Advisory for Indian community – ‘Don’t accept parcels from strangers’

IN RECENT PAST, some cases have been reported wherein Indian nationals have been detained at Kuwait Airport, allegedly for carrying of possessing narcotics viz marijuana. The Embassy earnestly requests Indian community members in Kuwait to bring our Advisories dated May 29, 2014 & July 23, 2015 to the notice of …

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