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Nipah Virus procedures for those infected: MOH

KUWAIT CITY, June 9: The Ministry of Health has adopted procedures that will be followed in case anyone is infected with Nipah virus. Sources confirmed these procedures are in line with the directive of the World Health Organization (WHO) to monitor patients in hospitals, control the virus and implement the …

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12,776 Kuwaitis received jobs in the last five months, says MGRP

Al-Jarrah lauds employees efforts in issuing electronic passports KUWAIT CITY, June 9: Statistics issued by Manpower and Government Restructuring Program (MGRP) reveal that a total of 12,776 Kuwaiti citizens received employment in the last five months including 6,893 citizens in the private sector and 5,883 in the public sector, reports …

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Ideology agreed to fight terror thought

KUWAIT OUTLINES HUMANITARIAN ROLE TO TERROR-HIT STATES BRUSSELS, June 9, (Agencies): Kuwait’s First Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah attended the Anti-Islamic State coalition defence ministers’ talks at the NATO headquarters on Friday. Kuwait’s participation comes to ensure its commitment to the global efforts aimed …

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Kuwait’s rank in corruption index discussed

MP Fadel says he’s on track to question Labour minister KUWAIT CITY, June 9: After the launching of the sustainability program and government’s commitment towards cooperation and transparency regarding the financial status of the country, MPs hinted on the possibility of resorting to interpellation if talks on the issue are …

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Half million dinars liquor confiscated to be sold during Eid Holidays – Hunt for ‘kingpins’

  KUWAIT CITY, June 9: A total of 8,149 bottles of imported liquor worth half million dinars intended to be sold during Eid holidays was confiscated at Shuwaikh Port. Investigations have been launched to find and arrest the individuals responsible for smuggling such large quantity of liquor bottles. A member …

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MPs echo Amiri call for unity, loyalty, service

KUWAIT CITY, June 7: In response to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s speech Wednesday night on the occasion of the last 10 days of the Holy Month of Ramadan, MPs took to the podiums and social media to voice their affirmation and dedication to fulfil everything …

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Ban on fruit imports from Kerala stays

KUWAIT CITY, June 7: The Supreme Committee for Food Safety in the Public Authority for Food and Nutrition has recommended lifting the ban on importing fruits and vegetables from other parts of India; while the ban on importing fresh and frozen fruits from Kerala, India should remain in effect until …

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Non-oil growth seen at 3.5%-4% to ’21

MOODY’S ESTIMATES BUDGET BALANCE BACK TO SURPLUS FRANKFURT AM MAIN, June 7: Kuwait’s credit profile (Aa2 stable) reflects the country’s substantial oil and gas reserves, historic fiscal and balance of payments surpluses and comparatively low government debt levels, Moody’s Investors Service said in an annual report published last week. Kuwait’s …

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Saudi Arabia to host 1,000 Bedouns from Kuwait for Hajj

21,643 applications received to establish companies: MoCI KUWAIT CITY, June 7, (Agencies): Saudi authorities have agreed to host 1,000 illegal residents from Kuwait to perform upcoming pilgrimage, Minister of Justice Dr Fahad Al-Afasi announced on Thursday. Justice Al-Afasi, also the Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, said in a statement …

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Kuwait, Sudan discuss boost in bilateral ties

Talks held with Paris on oil cooperation KUWAIT CITY, June 7, (KUNA): Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al- Sabah met with visiting Sudanese Foreign Minister Dirdiri Al-Dakheri on Thursday. They discussed distinguished and close relations between both brotherly countries, ways of promoting and developing …

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