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Kuwait

390 MoCI inspectors work around the clock – 1,389 citations issued

KUWAIT CITY, June 4: Assistant Undersecretary for Commercial Control in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry Eid Rashidi disclosed that 390 inspectors from control sector are working around the clock to protect the rights of citizens and expatriates while dealing with illegal activities in the local market, reports Al-Rai daily. …

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60 pc of Kuwaiti employees are women

KUWAIT CITY, June 4: Despite the absence of women in top positions of most sectors, there are many female employees in the governmental institutions. This is what the capsized hierarchy reveals about the struggles faced by the Kuwaiti women. According to statistics issued by the Civil Service Commission (CSC), the …

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News about amnesty false: Indian Embassy

KUWAIT CITY, June 4: The Indian Embassy has recently noticed that misleading news about granting of amnesty to residence/visa violators in Kuwait by Ministry of Interior during the Holy month of Ramadan. As per information available, no such amnesty has been announced by the Kuwaiti authorities to visa/residency violators and …

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Ghana govt bans ‘recruitment’ of workers to Kuwait, Gulf countries – Move to curb abuses facing migrant workers

KUWAIT CITY, June 3: The government of Ghana has issued a temporary ban on recruitment of workers to Kuwait and other Gulf countries due to a hike in reported cases of abuse faced by migrant workers, says africannews. com. The directive follows calls by several human rights activists to ban …

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Work productivity down 30 pc after implementing ‘fingerprint’

KUWAIT CITY, June 3: The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has discovered that work productivity in most government agencies has decreased by approximately 30 percent since the implementation of the fingerprint system compared to the former signature system directly with the concerned official, reports Al- Anba daily quoting informed sources. They …

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Number of approvals for extension of overseas treatment period reaches 2,055, says minister

KUWAIT CITY, June 3: Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi says the number of approvals issued by the Higher Committee for extension of treatment periods of overseas treatment patients reached 2,055 during the period from December 15 to April 10, reports Al-Qabas daily. In response to a question posed by …

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Kuwait upholds human rights – Certain forces try to undermine reputation

KUWAIT CITY, June 3: Kuwait upholds human rights despite the attempts made by certain forces to undermine the reputation of the country in many ways including the hostile media through all means such as social media, press and television, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting reliable sources. They indicated about those who …

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No housing allowance for female Bedoun teachers

Husbands already receiving grants KUWAIT CITY, June 3: Minister of Education and Higher Education Mohammad Al-Fares affirmed that housing allowance will not be granted to female Bedoun teachers whose husbands are receiving the same from their workplaces in other governmental authorities, reports Al-Shahed daily. He revealed that there are 427 …

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Kuwait wins Security Council seat – Amir congratulates FM

NEW YORK, June 3: Kuwait was elected on Friday to serve as non-permanent member on the Security Council for a two-year term beginning in January 2018. In one round of voting the United Nations General Assembly gathered in its main hall and elected Kuwait, Cote D’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, the Netherlands, …

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‘Interior’s decision to limit family visas taken after conducting many studies’

‘Decision inhumane’ allegations refuted KUWAIT CITY, June 1: The Interior Ministry’s decision to limit family visas to the wife and children of expatriates residing in the country resulting in nonrenewal of visas issued to their fathers, mothers and siblings were taken only after conducting many studies. Sources affirmed the ministry …

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