Kuwait

Kuwait to have the fastest internet in the Arab world

New service to provide speed of 100 gigabytes KUWAIT CITY, July 7: Kuwait is on its way to become “a country with the strongest and fastest Internet in the Arab world” through the use of optic fiber cables, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting a source close to the Sate Ministry for …

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309,644 civilian employed in the public sector, says CSC

Contract extended for supplying health service to retirees KUWAIT CITY, July 5: Recent Civil Service Commission (CSC) statistics place the total number of civilian workers in public sector since the beginning of July at 309,644, of which 231,408 are Kuwaitis covering 74.73 percent of the figure, reports Al-Qabas daily. It …

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Customs officer urges passengers not to accept bags from unknown people

Travellers will be held legally liable for bags in their possession KUWAIT CITY, July 5: Director of Air Customs Department at the General Administration of Customs, Walid Al-Nasser, has called on passengers to check their baggage only, not to accept bags from unknown people saying the passenger will be held …

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MPs take action for Baha’i rights

KUWAIT CITY, July 5: Backing their initiative with the Constitution, MPs Ahmed Al-Fadel and Khaled Al-Shatti submitted a proposal to cancel Article 39 of Ministerial Decree 66/1966 which prohibits certification of marriage within the Baha’i faith. The MPs argued that the State must allow followers of Baha’i faith to authenticate …

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Rush to get e-passports – ‘Old passports invalid’

KUWAIT CITY, July 5: The Directorate- General of Nationality, Passports and Travel Documents said there is coordination between the ministries of Interior in the GCC countries to allow travel between their countries using Civil IDs, reports Al-Anba daily quoting security sources. The sources added, the GCC ministries of Interior were …

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Number of visas granted to Indians to work in Gulf states declines: ToI

Kuwait 3rd most favoured destination KUWAIT CITY, July 5: The Times of India (ToI) newspaper reported a decline of about half in the number of visas granted to Indians heading to work in the Gulf States, reaching 3.7 million in 2017, compared with 7.6 million in 2015. According to a …

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Shift car from road in minor accident to avoid fine – MoI

KUWAIT CITY, July 5: The Ministry of Interior held a press conference to explain Articles 41/2 and 41/5 of the Traffic Law and the amendments, which allow police stations to issue reconciliation order for minor traffic accidents effective July 1, 2018. Speaking at the press conference, acting Assistant Undersecretary for …

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PAM adheres to ‘working in sun’ rules

KUWAIT CITY, July 5: The Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) continues to exert efforts in ensuring strict compliance with the executive regulations of Labor Law number 6/2010, such that employers operate in accordance with the law and the National Agreement on Safety of Workers. Official spokesperson and Public Relations Director …

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Amir at opening of airport terminal

KUWAIT CITY, July 4, (KUNA): Under the patronage and attendance of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the opening ceremony of the new Terminal 4 (T4) at Kuwait International Airport was held Wednesday morning. Upon arrival, His Highness the Amir was received by Minister of State for …

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Kuwait govt OKs ‘Al-Durra’ for recruiting domestics from India

Officials to sign deals with 6 state-govt okayed agencies in India KUWAIT CITY, July 4: The recruitment of Indian domestic workers by Kuwaiti employers is gaining momentum as formalities are being worked out by the Kuwait government approved recruiting agency Al-Durra Company with the six state-government approved labor recruiting agencies …

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