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Monday , November 12 2018


Sheikh Salman presents sports revamp strategy to the Cabinet

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 8, (KUNA): Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah on Monday presented a report to the Cabinet on the strategy of the Public Authority for Sports (PAY) to develop Kuwaiti sports. Following the Cabinet’s customary weekly meeting, held …

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Kuwait bans imports of live birds from UK – H5N1 outbreak

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 8, (KUNA): The Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR) banned on Monday imports of live birds, eggs and oneday- old chicks from the UK because of the outbreak of the pathogenic H5N1 bird flu. PAAAFR in a statement stressed the importance of subjecting all …

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State budget deficit at 64% … MPs mull solutions – Economic reforms key

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 7: The State budget deficit has reached 64 percent thus efforts at various levels must be exerted to remedy the Kuwaiti economy, a higher authority affirmed on Sunday. Nasser Al-Roudhan, Chairman of the Economic Development Committee at the Supreme Economic Planning Council, indicated in a statement at …

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Kuwait’s care for sharpening personnel skills reaffirmed – Nation to witness plenty of road projects in 2016

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 7, (KUNA): The Government cares for habilitating national cadres and empowering them with special expertise in various domains in line with its advocacy of developing human resources for boosting development, a senior offi cial reaffirmed on Sunday. The renewed confirmation of the Government commitment was expressed by …

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‘Smart cities will solve housing care demands’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 7, (KUNA): Minister of State for Housing Affairs Yasser Aboul says he is looking forward to global experiments and examples pertaining to smart cities as a solution for facing the rise in demands for getting housing care. This came during a speech the minister delivered on behalf …

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His Highness the Amir deserved to be honored by UN: advisor

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 7, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and the State of Kuwait truly deserved to be awarded by the UN as “Humanitarian Leader” and “Humanitarian Center” respectively, said Amiri Diwan Advisor Ambassador Mohammad Abulhasan. The deserved UN honoring was due to the fact …

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Beirut stands by Kuwait in face of int’l sports ban

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 7, (KUNA): Lebanon stands alongside the State of Kuwait in face of the international ban on the national sports and will urge the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to rescind the suspension, announced a visiting Lebanese offi cial on Sunday. “Lebanon’s stand will be on Kuwait’s side and …

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DEPENDENT VISA FOR PARENT TO KD 300, WIFE KD 200, CHILD KD 150 – Tourist visa to cost KD 30 … renewable for 3 months

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 6: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah has approved the proposed increase in residency fees for expatriates and fines for traffic violations, reports Al-Rai daily quoting informed sources. They indicated that the two proposals will be presented to the National Assembly …

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CSC asked to cut number of govt panels – MP confirms issuance of directive to halt decision to reduce subsidies

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 6: The Ministers Council has asked the Civil Service Commission (CSC) to minimize the number of governmental committees and to stop meetings outside the official working hours unless it is extremely necessary, reports Al-Jarida daily quoting sources. Sources explained this is part of efforts to rationalize public …

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No intention to address concerned authorities on suspension of bonus to teachers

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 6: Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Bader Al-Essa said the ministry has no intention to address the concerned authorities on the suspension of the disbursement of excellent job performance incentive for teachers in the coming years in line with the policy on rationalizing public expenditures, …

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