Kuwait

Former MP criticizes unified Friday sermon on veils

KUWAIT CITY, April 2: Former MP Saleh Al-Mulla has criticized the unified Friday sermon presented by a preacher from the Ministry of Awqaf, pointing out it is not right for an ignorant preacher to say that a woman who does not wear a veil entails atheism, infidelity and decadence, reports …

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Interior to cancel licenses of 112 out of 321 domestic labor offices

KUWAIT CITY, April 2: The Interior Ministry intends to cancel the licenses of 112 out of 321 domestic labor offices accredited by the Ministry of Commerce, reports Al-Anba daily. According to a knowledgeable source, this decision was taken after the discovery that these offices are fictitious and they have no …

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‘Women occupy 12 pct of senior positions’ – 463 male senior officials in public sector

KUWAIT CITY, April 2: According to statistics issued by the Central Statistical Bureau, women occupy 12 percent of the total number of senior positions. In other words, out of 531 employees who occupy senior-level positions, their numbers are 68, reports Al-Qabas daily. Among the employees working in the public sector, …

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‘Kuwait to witness significant rise in temperature, relative humidity in Aug’

KUWAIT CITY, April 2: Meteorologist Issa Ramadan said the country will witness a significant rise in temperature and relative humidity in the second half of August, reports Annahar daily. Ramadan told the daily there is no solution to dust except to work on soil cohesion and fight desertification which is …

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Kuwait in talks with Comoros

KUWAIT CITY, April 2, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah held official talks at Bayan Palace on Monday with President of the Comoros Azali Assoumani, who is currently on a visit to the country. The talks, according to Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali Jarrah …

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1% on KD 99, 2% on KD 100-200 , 3% on KD 300-499 & 5 % on KD 500 and above – Remittance tax on Expats approved

Bill must win government approval KUWAIT CITY, April 1: The parliamentary Financial and Economic Affairs Committee has approved four bills on imposing tax on remittances of expatriates, taking into account those with low income. Committee Chairman MP Salah Khorshid said majority of the panel members approved the bills, indicating they …

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Solution to hiring domestics from abroad soon

‘No plan to sell Touristic Enterprises Company to private firm’ KUWAIT CITY, April 1: Director General of Residency Affairs General Department in the Interior Ministry Major General Talal Al-Marafe held a meeting with the chairperson of Kuwaiti Union of Domestic Labor Offices his deputy and members of the union’s board …

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Rise seen in Kuwaiti, expat workers in the public sector

Population hits 4.5m; Kuwaitis increase KUWAIT CITY, April 1: The total number of employees in the public sector is 390,000; 73.7 percent of them are Kuwaitis and the remaining 26.3 percent are expatriates, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to statistics issued recently by the Central Statistical Bureau, the number of Kuwaiti …

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Kuwaitization policy hurts primary schools for boys

Pressure on Kuwaiti teachers up KUWAIT CITY, April 1: Primary schools for boys suffer from lack of female science teachers following the implementation of Kuwaitization policy and ending the contracts of expatriate teachers, reports Aljarida daily quoting educational sources. They explained that Kuwaiti teachers refuse to move to schools where …

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No list for granting nationality to ‘bedoun’ submitted to Interior

KUWAIT CITY, April 1: Security sources familiar with the naturalization file said no lists for granting citizenship to the illegal residents or the socalled bedoun has been submitted to the Ministry of Interior by the Central Agency for Remedying the Status of Illegal Residents, reports Al-Rai daily. The sources said …

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