Thursday , October 18 2018


‘PPP body puts hurdles in wheel of 1st N. Zour power plant project’

Differences between private sector, govt said reach dead end KUWAIT CITY, June 26: In the context of the government’s economic confusion in many files, informed sources said the Public-Private Partnership Authority put the hurdles in the wheel of the first North Zour power plant project, the first PPP model in …

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‘Travel for Hajj by plane only as 180 on 1 caravan’

KD 1,300 set for Bedoun pilgrimage KUWAIT CITY, June 26: The Supreme Committee for Hajj Affairs from Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has fixed the coming Wednesday to receive price offers of Hajj packages for Bedoun residents, reports Al-Qabas daily. The committee revealed that the envelopes will be opened …

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Equal housing loan rights for women in play

KUWAIT CITY, June 26: The Parliament has endorsed draft laws on the final accounts of Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) and Kuwait National Fund for Small and Medium Enterprises Development for fiscal 2016/2017, as well as linking the 2018/2019 budgets of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) and its subsidiaries. Out of 49 …

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First Deputy Prime Minister lung surgery successful

KUWAIT CITY, June 26, (KUNA): Kuwaiti First Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah has undergone a successful lung surgery abroad, the Ministry of Defense said on Tuesday. The minister has yet to stay in hospital for a few days, followed by a period of convalescence …

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Kuwait to join Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Assembly endorses Anti-Doping Agency KUWAIT CITY, June 25: The Parliament endorsed the Anti-Doping Agency Bill in its first and second readings in an extraordinary session Monday with 45 out of 51 members voting in favor of the bill. This came after the Parliament discussed the report of the Youth and …

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Legislative package to ease investment

KUWAIT TO LURE FOREIGN CAPITAL, KEEP MONEY AT HOME KUWAIT CITY, June 25: Kuwait, which is the fifth largest oil exporter within OPEC, is preparing to issue new laws for lessening the restriction on foreign investments and expediting procedures for projects, reports Al-Nahar daily. This move is aimed at stimulating …

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Team from Kuwait Engineers Society and PAM to visit India

KUWAIT CITY, June 25: A delegation from Kuwait Engineers Society (KES) and Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) will be visiting India soon to conduct a field visit of the engineering institutions in India. The delegation includes board member of the society Ali Mohsini, Head of Engineering Learning Committee Dr Mohammed …

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Gulf security, stability tops Kuwait-UK panel meeting

We need to boplster ties: Davenport LONDON, June 25, (KUNA): London will host on Tuesday the joint UK-Kuwaiti Steering Group’s 12th meeting, with security and stability of the Gulf region and other regional files topping the agenda. The Kuwaiti delegation will be led by Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah, while …

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Kuwait OKs birds imports from Iran

KUWAIT CITY, June 25, (KUNA): Kuwait is allowing imports of all birds’ species from Iran and barring them from Finland. Public Authority for Agriculture Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAFR) indicated in a statement, on Monday, that birds in Iran have become free of the Bird Flu (Avian Flu, or H5N1), …

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‘Evict bachelors’ from private residential areas

KUWAIT CITY, June 24: Member of the Municipal Council Muhammad Al- Raqeeb has warned on the prevalence of bachelors in private residential areas. In a statement, Al-Raqeeb expressed resentment on the phenomenon of bachelors living in private housing areas due to the lackluster attitude of relevant bodies in confronting the …

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