Friday , September 21 2018


Ambassador Al-Awadi presents his credentials to Indian president – Sides explore ways of boosting ties

NEW DELHI, Nov 13, (KUNA): Kuwait Ambassador to India Fahad Ahmad Al-Awadi presented his credentials to President of the Indian Republic Pranab Mukherjee, on Friday. Kuwait Embassy in New Delhi said in a statement to KUNA that the ceremony was held in the Presidential Palace in the capital New Delhi. …

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Seasonal flu infection rate at normal average: MoH – Defense Ministry intends to cut overseas treatment cases

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 13, (Agencies): Health Ministry said that the rate of seasonal influenza infections among people in Kuwait is at the normal average. In a statement to KUNA Thursday, Assistant Undersecretary for Public Health Dr Majda Al- Qattan said that the rate of seasonal influenza in the society ranges …

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Major rise seen in violence among intermediate students – Wrong act leads to destruction of future: official

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 13, (KUNA): Violence in schools in Kuwait has significantly increased in recent years, particularly in intermediate schools, an education official said Thursday. Students under 18-year-old constantly commit physical and verbal abuses against their peers to impose their wills or opinions, Khaled Al- Deqbasi, director of Abdullah bin …

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Lawmakers strongly condemn twin terror bombings in Beirut – Commerce minister warned over appointment

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 13: Kuwaiti lawmakers have strongly condemned the twin terrorist bombings which occurred Thursday in the southern suburbs of Beirut killing dozens of victims and called on all the rational people in the region to stand united in the face of terrorism and uproot this menace from our …

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UNESCO honors late Sheikh Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 13, (KUNA): Under His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah’s patronage late Thursday in Paris, France, the United Nations Education, Science and Culture Organization’s (UNESCO) honored late Sheikh Abdullah Al- Jaber Al-Sabah as an international educational and cultural figure for 2014-2015. Delivering a …

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Kuwait turns ‘dream’ of people with special needs into reality – ‘PADA spares no effort in meeting needs of disabled people’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 13, (KUNA): The State of Kuwait is one of the first countries that care for people with special needs out of the conviction that the welfare of this segment of society is a gauge of civilization. Based on humanitarian grounds and Islamic values, the state support to …

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Embassy repatriates another 58 Indonesian overstayers

Embassy of Indonesia repatriated another 58 Indonesian nationals who have no valid residence permit in Kuwait on 11 November 2015 by Qatar Airways. They were scheduled to arrive in Jakarta on Nov 12, 2015 at 03.15 pm local time. Ambassador Tatang stated that this programme is a policy from the …

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‘Workers on govt contracts can’t shift to private sector’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12: Employees registered on government contracts are not allowed to transfer to private sector as per regulations, says Minister of Social Affairs and Labor, the State Minister for Planning and Development Affairs Hend Al-Subaih. She indicated the recent decision regarding the transfer of government contracts only allows …

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Qaruh Island first liberated from Iraqi invasion

Despite being Kuwait’s smallest island, Qaruh holds a significant place in the hearts of Kuwaitis for being the first land to be liberated from the Iraqi aggressors in 1991. Located around 37 kms from the Kuwaiti mainland, the island’s name “Qaruh” was derived from the presence of tar (Qar) residues …

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Parents should hold responsibility over students’ violent tendencies

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12, (KUNA): Violence has recently spread at alarming rates, particularly among the youth, a phenomenon that warrants firm action on part, in particular, the parents, and the country’s competent authorities. Studies and official statistics affirm that various forms of violence, particularly among the youngsters, has noticeably mounted …

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