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Kuwait

303,819 ‘employees’ in all state institutions as of beginning of Oct

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 4: The total number of employees in all state institutions is 303,819 including 223,658 citizens and 80,161 expatriates as of beginning of October 2017, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to a statistics issued by the Civil Service Commission (CSC), the number of employees in all state institutions during …

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Decision on Oct 25 in expat health fees increase: court

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 4: The Administrative Court will issue its decision on Oct 25, 2017 on the case filed by Attorney Hashim Al-Refai against the decision to increase health fees in government hospitals for expatriates. During his submission, Al-Refai argued that the decision of the Health Ministry to increase health …

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Specialized dental centers not to raise ‘health fees’ for expats

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 3: Specialized dental centers are excluded from the decision to increase health fees for expatriates, reports Al- Rai daily. Assistant Undersecretary for Dental Affairs at the Health Ministry Dr Yousif Al-Dowairi has instructed the heads of specialized dental centers to continue collecting KD 2 (the old fee) …

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Patients in critical condition to be exempted from new medical fees

Minister refutes rumor on resignation KUWAIT CITY, Oct 3: Health Minister Dr Jamal Al-Harbi has denied rumors spread on various media platforms that he intends to resign. Speaking on the sidelines of his meeting with assistant undersecretaries and directors of health districts Monday, Al-Harbi disclosed that exemptions from the new …

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‘Deport street brawlers’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 3: Security authorities recently issued strict instructions to refer any person involved in a quarrel, whether it appeared on social media or not, to the concerned security unit for immediate deportation, reports Al-Shahed daily. The decision was taken in view of the prevalence of public brawls — …

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‘Workforce in Kuwait sees 3.6 pct increase last June’ – CSB issues quarterly report

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 3, (KUNA): The Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) said Monday the workforce in Kuwait (excluding housekeepers) hit 2,009,071 in last June. The figure reflects an increase by 70,828 or 3.6 percent from the corresponding month last year, according to the CSB quarterly report that surveyed the period ending …

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Panel discusses Eurofighter deal with officials from SAB, Defense

Al-Sabeeh response unsatisfactory: MP KUWAIT CITY, Oct 3: The parliamentary committee tasked to look into the points of interpellation motions against HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al- Hamad Al-Sabah on Tuesday discussed the Eurofighter deal with representatives of the State Audit Bureau (SAB) and Ministry of Defense, says …

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Amir condemns Bahrain attack

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 3, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah sent Monday a cable to Bahraini King Hamad bin Issa Al-Khalifa over the terrorist attack that hit the fellow Gulf country earlier in the day. In the cable, His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah voiced …

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Ministers express joy over Amir’s assessment of bourse promotion

Cabinet condemns recent terror attacks across several cities KUWAIT CITY, Oct 2, (KUNA): The Cabinet held its regular weekly session at Seif Palace on Monday under chairmanship of the Acting Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Ahamd Al-Sabah. The ministers expressed deep satisfaction at His Highness the Amir’s …

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Bid to send patients abroad

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 2: Director of Overseas Treatment Department in the Ministry of Defense Brigadier General Emad Amaan said the Ministry of Health is considered a reference point in taking a decision to send patients for treatment abroad, reports Al- Anba daily In his interview with the daily recently, Amaan …

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