Friday , October 19 2018


‘Purely administrative decision to suspend Swiss visa issuance’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 1, (KUNA): Ambassador of Switzerland to Kuwait Aldo de Luca, said Tuesday, that the suspension of the visa issuance from Kuwait is “purely administrative” and does not entail for residents of Kuwait any necessity whatsoever to travel to Qatar in order to submit their visa applications. Swiss …

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ISIL / DAESH gives orders to kill Kuwaiti preacher

KUWAIT CITY: The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) or the so-called DAESH is said to have issued ‘orders to kill’ Kuwaiti preacher Abdul Rahman Abdul Khaliq because he is the first preacher who is said to have issued a fatwa to fight the terrorist organization, reports Al-Rai …

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Battling humanitarian crises – Kuwait contributions lauded

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 1, (KUNA): UN Secretary General’s Envoy for Humanitarian Affairs and Amiri Diwan Advisor Dr Abdulla Al- Matouq said on Monday that the ongoing humanitarian conference in the country aims to bolster efforts to cope with humanitarian crises. The 6th Conference on Effective Partnership and Information Sharing for …

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Gates to visit Kuwait on Amir’s invitation

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 1, (KUNA): Bill Gates is due to visit Kuwait next Monday at the invitation of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to participate in a dialogue session with Kuwaiti youth. Gates is one of the founders of Microsoft, the company that revolutionized computer …

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Kuwait firm on combating climate change

PARIS, Nov 30, (Agencies): Environment Public Authority (EPA) Director General Sheikh Abdullah Ahmad Al-Humoud Al-Sabah reaffirmed Monday that Kuwait is amongst the frontrunners in its attempts to reinforce international efforts to stem the effects of climate change. In comments to KUNA on the sidelines of the ongoing United Nations (UN) …

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Dual citizenship, DAESH names to Interior

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 30: The Interior Ministry has a new list of names of persons holding dual citizenship and people who belong to the terrorist organizations, reports Al-Shahed daily. The daily added, the lists will be submitted to the Council of Ministers with a request to approve the withdrawal of …

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‘Shut shisha cafes’

KUWAIT, Nov 30: Enforcement of the new Environment Protection Law entails elimination of cafés or restaurants serving shisha, which is considered one of the sources of environmental pollution, reports Al-Rai daily quoting Municipal Council Member and Environmental Committee Chairperson Man’ea Al-Ajmi. Al-Ajmi explained the law does not allow restaurants to …

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MoH launches awareness campaign on ‘seasonal flu’ – New mechanism cuts prices of medicines by 20 to 70 pc

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 30, (Agencies): The Health Ministry’s Undersecretary Dr Khaled Al-Sahlawi announced Sunday the launch of an awareness campaign in all schools in the country, public and private, on seasonal flu prevention and knowledge of its dangers. The campaign targets male and female students of all educational grades in …

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MPs discuss setting of priorities

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 30: The chairpersons of parliamentary committees discussed Monday the mechanism to determine priorities for the current legislative term, says Priorities Committee Chairman MP Yusuf Al-Zalzalah. National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al- Ghanim called for a meeting between the chairpersons of parliamentary committees to talk about the priorities but …

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Kuwaiti flag on Everest

Another Kuwaiti mountaineer succeeded in climbing Mount Everest and raised Kuwait flag and pictures of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. Fuad Qabazard told KUNA upon arrival home on Monday that purpose of his two-week …

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