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Kuwait

CSC changes policy concept of replacing expats in govt sector – Aim to provide job opportunities for Kuwaiti citizens

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 31: The Civil Service Commission (CSC) chaired by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Anas Al-Saleh in June, issued a decision based on a study carried out by the CSC to change the concept of the policy of replacing expatriates in the government sector by …

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Kuwaitization policy to cost KD 1bn each year

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 31: The country will spend around KD 1 billion or $3.3 billion every year for the implementation of the Kuwaitization policy. Government document stating that the above mentioned amount will be used for narrowing the gap between salaries of Kuwaitis and expatriates. The document disclosed the average …

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No new visas nor renewal of residence for North Korean citizens in Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY: The Ministry of Interior is taking count of the North Koreans into the country in view of enforcing a decision which was recently issued by Kuwait. The daily added, according to the decision no new visas will be issued to the North Koreans workers and those who hold …

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Jaber Hospital only for Kuwaitis draws several mixed reactions – Wrong, inhumane: legal experts

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 31: The idea of designating Jaber Hospital solely for citizens has drawn mixed reactions from several citizens, with a section of them implying that expatriates are enjoying services at their expense. They maintained that the priority should be given to citizens by allotting specific polyclinics solely for …

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‘Hike in petrol prices fails to ease traffic congestion’

New short, long-term solutions needed’ KUWAIT CITY, Aug 31, (KUNA): The government decision one year ago to cut the subsidy for fuels, thereby raising their prices, was meant, in part, to ease the traffic congestion but the problem remains virtually the same. There must be other ways to tackle the …

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‘Cancel decision for fishermen to carry passports while fishing in int’l waters’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 31: President of Kuwait Fishermen Association Dhaher Al- Suyan has called on the Borders Department in the Ministry of Interior to cancel the decision requiring fishermen to carry their passports whenever they go beyond the territorial waters to fish in international waters, indicating the fishermen should carry …

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Plan set to replace 85,000 private sector expatriates – Services, finance, management eyed

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 30: Secretary General of Manpower and Government Restructuring Program (MGRP) Fawzi Al-Majdali revealed a fiveyear plan to replace 85,000 expatriate employees of the private sector with Kuwaiti citizens. He explained that the plan will target jobs related to administrative affairs, human resources, public relations, reception and customer …

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MoCI keen on controlling prices of sacrificial sheep: Al-Rashedi

‘90 pc of commercial cheating addressed successfully’ KUWAIT CITY, Aug 30: Assistant Undersecretary for Commercial Monitoring and Consumer Protection at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry Eid Al-Rashedi said the ministry is keen on controlling sheep Al- Adha sacrifice prices and taking strict measures as the Eid Al-Adha holiday approaches. …

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Passport data confusion ends

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 30: The security authorities have put an end to the confusion that prevailed among residents because the data on their passports does not tally with the data stored in the government system and causes confusion particularly the date of birth. It was earlier published that this had …

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Money laundering issue tied to Indian nurses to be probed

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 30: The Anti-Corruption Public Authority (ACPA) will soon start investigating the money laundering issue concerning Indian nurses quoting sources. Sources affirmed that ACPA has taken the necessary measures such as addressing the foreign affairs minister, asking him to demand for information from the Indian Embassy to pave …

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