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Kuwait

New mechanism to evaluate schools’ administration – Transfer of teachers, dept heads being reviewed

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 29: Assistant Undersecretary for Public Education Affairs at the Ministry of Education Fatima Al-Kandari has announced a plan to apply new criteria for putting excellent mark in the evaluation sheet of teachers. In a press statement after her meeting with the official in charge of the Public …

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Islamic scholars kick against calls for pre-recorded ‘Azan’ – ‘Ritual must be performed in a mosque’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 29: A number of Islamic scholars stressed the importance of “Azan” (call for prayer) which is part of the Islamic worship rituals, insisting that it must be performed in the mosques by muezzins, reports Al-Anba daily. They stated this in response to the calls for using pre-recorded …

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‘85.1 pc of national workforce in private sector demand pay hike’ – Study tied to effect of financial cadres in improving competency

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 29: An empirical study prepared by the Government and Manpower Restructuring Program (GMRP) concerning effect of the financial cadres in improving competency of the national manpower in private sector revealed that 85.1 percent of workers at the sector are demanding salary increment, reports Al-Qabas daily. The study …

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MP queries employment of old expats – GOVERNMENT URGED TO EMPLOY KUWAITI RETIREES

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28: MP Saleh Ashour said dozens of expatriate workers in the government sector have reached more than 70 years old, wondering why the Civil Service Commission (CSC) does not terminate their services like it did earlier with thousands of Kuwaiti employees born in the 1950s. He asked …

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Local banks closed from Aug 31-Sept 4 – ‘Kuwait Airways to undergo strategic overhaul’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28:  Kuwait Banking Association (KBA) announced on Monday that local banks will be closed for five days starting from the day of Arafat next Thursday till Monday Sept 4, on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha. Dr Hamad Al-Hasawi, Secretary-General of the Association, said in a press statement …

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‘93 pc of workforce in MoSAL is Kuwaitis, only 7 pc expats’ – Study called for deportation of marginal workers

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh, in response to the wave of accusations concerning the presence of expatriates in her ministry, revealed through her Twitter feed that she has ten consultants in her office and all of them …

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Population imbalance issue set to top Cabinet’s agenda – ‘Issuance of several decisions vital’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28: Remedying the lopsided population structure is on top of the agenda for this week’s Cabinet session presided over by HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak, reports Al-Anba daily quoting a source close to the Cabinet. The source explained that remedying the lopsided population structure will …

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Around 9,000 young job-seekers submitted their applications – No need now of muezzins in mosques: Sheikha Al-Jassim

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28: The 60th registration period for people to apply for jobs in the public sector ended last Friday. The two-week period witnessed a record number of applications being submitted to the Civil Service Commission (CSC), reports Aljarida daily. About 9,000 young applicants submitted their applications. The previous …

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KTUF says expats play part in ‘thorny issues’ facing Kuwait -‘Blame game active’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 27: Chairman of Kuwait Trade Union Federation (KTUF) Salem Al-Ajmi says expatriate workers play a part in the thorny issues that Kuwait is currently facing, adding, “However, what drew our attention in the few last days is the media show revolving around this matter whereby a party …

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‘No agenda but peace, understanding’ – UN backs Kuwaiti mediation

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 27: Visiting UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Sunday appreciated His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s leading humanitarian role, and efforts to contain the Gulf crisis. Speaking during a meeting with His Highness the Amir, Guterres said it was an enormous honor and pleasure to be …

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