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Kuwait

Al-Sabeeh promises to examine seriously issues raised by MPs

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 24, (KUNA): Minister of State for Economic Affairs and Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Sabeeh on Wednesday assured National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim and MPs, namely the legislators who interpellated her the day before, that she would seriously look into the issues they raised. …

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Easier to get latest e-passports – Overseas care linked

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 24: A number of senior officials at Ministry of Interior attended the weekly meeting at Al-Naham Diwaniya in Al-Salam area where they discussed a number of important issues, reports Al-Rai daily. Assistant Director General of General Department for Citizenship and Passport Affairs Colonel Khalid Bahwa explained that …

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‘Bid to counter threats’ – Plan to buy 40 jets

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 24, (Agencies): Kuwait has informed the US that it plans to go ahead with the purchase of 40 F/A-18E/F Super Hornets. However, specialized military committees will follow up on the details of the purchase of the fighter jets, and their maintenance, training and spare parts. Kuwait had …

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Kuwait declares residence amnesty from Jan 29-Feb 22

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 23: The Ministry of Interior on Tuesday issued ministerial Decision No. 64/2018 stipulating regulations for expatriates, whose residency applications were rejected or those with expired residency permits, to rectify their status or leave the country. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khaled Al- Jarrah Al-Sabah …

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Bid to combat human trafficking

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 23: “Kuwait has realized remarkable achievements in combating human trafficking and smuggling of immigrants, ensuring that human rights are observed. This has made the country an effective international member in the field of human rights,” reports Al-Qabas daily quoting Undersecretary of Ministry of Justice Abdullatif Al-Sare’a. He …

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‘Let trained workers, vacationers return’ – ‘Restrictions on domestics’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 23: A group of Philippine employment agencies in Manila has written to the Philippines Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello requesting him to allow them to send trained workers to Kuwait and those who were on vacation abroad, reports Al- Rai daily. In what is seen as a new …

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Al-Sabeeh to ‘face’ no-confidence vote – 10 MPs sign motion

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 23: Ten lawmakers on Tuesday filed a no-confidence motion against Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh. This came after the debate on the grilling request that MPs Humaidi Al-Subaie, Khalid Al-Otaibi and Mubarak Al-Hajraf submitted against Al-Sabeeh on the …

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8 residential areas to get weak water supply

Maintenance work at water pumping plant KUWAIT CITY, Jan 23: Department of Water Operation and Maintenance at the Ministry of Electricity and Water on Friday evening will carry out maintenance work at the Subhan Water Pumping Plant, and the operation will lead to weak supply of water to eight residential …

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Panel invites ministerial briefing on foreign affairs

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 22: The Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee on Monday decided to invite Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al- Khalid to its next meeting to discuss the latest Arab and international developments and their impact on the State of Kuwait and the ministry’s plan …

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Council of Ministers discusses Manila decision on workers

Defence minister briefs Cabinet on Qatari counterpart’s visit to Kuwait KUWAIT city, Jan 22, (KUNA): Kuwait Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah briefed the Cabinet on the President of Philippines Rodrigo Duterte’s “sudden” suspension of laborers’ dispatch to Kuwait, which ran counter to mutual interest. Sheikh Sabah …

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