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Amir visits First Deputy Prime Minister in Germany

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah paid a visit Thursday to First Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah in Germany. His Highness the Amir visited Sheikh Nasser Al-Sabah in the hospital, where he recently underwent a lung surgery, to reassure about his …

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‘Avoid stapling e-passports to maintain validity’

KUWAIT CITY, June 28: Stapling electronic passports can damage them and obstruct passage through electronic gates in airports around the world, reports Al-Anba daily. Public Relations and Security Media Department of Ministry of Interior explained that stapling the new e-passports with the old ones can cause damages of the new …

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Kuwait holds last place among GCC in ‘terms’ of living costs for expats – 122nd in the world

KUWAIT CITY, June 27: According to a recent survey by Mercer, Kuwait occupied the last place among the GCC countries and 122nd place in the world in terms of living costs for expatriates, while Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Riyadh topped the chart among the Arab cities. With this statistics, Kuwait …

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Filipinos in Kuwait advised not to abscond from their sponsors

Contact embassy experts: Fuente KUWAIT CITY, June 27: Philippines Labor Attaché Rustico Dela Fuente has advised the Philippine community in Kuwait especially domestic workers to avoid absconding from their sponsors, urging them to instead contact the specialists in the embassy for advice and relevant actions, reports Al-Rai daily. The Embassy …

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No extension, renew, transfer, visit, work or family visa for Syrians

KUWAIT CITY: The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Nationality and Passport Affairs, Brigadier-General Talal Marafie, has issued instructions to the directors-general and their assistants at all immigration departments in the six governorates of Kuwait not to extend, renew or transfer visit, work or family visas for Syrians, reports …

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‘Drive carefully, visibility poor’

KUWAIT CITY, June 27: Kuwait’s Interior Ministry has issued severe weather warnings across the country, calling on drivers to take extra precaution due to impaired visibility. Motorists are encouraged to strictly abide by traffic regulations and should not hesitate to ask for assistance by dialing the emergency number 112. Meanwhile, …

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KPC reducing number of expatriate employees

Al-Jabri stresses interest in creating ‘encouraging’ atmosphere for youth KUWAIT CITY, June 27, (Agencies): Kuwaiti Minister of State for Youth Affairs Mohammad Al-Jabri stressed Wednesday interest in creating an encouraging atmosphere for young people and offering them developed services. This interest comes at the behest of His Highness the Amir …

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Haley tells India to cut Iran oil

US begins to dismantle sanctions relief NEW DELHI, June 27, (Agencies): US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday it was important India cut Iranian oil use, but said the United States would work to allow India to use an Iranian port …

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‘Travel for Hajj by plane only as 180 on 1 caravan’

KD 1,300 set for Bedoun pilgrimage KUWAIT CITY, June 26: The Supreme Committee for Hajj Affairs from Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has fixed the coming Wednesday to receive price offers of Hajj packages for Bedoun residents, reports Al-Qabas daily. The committee revealed that the envelopes will be opened …

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Equal housing loan rights for women in play

KUWAIT CITY, June 26: The Parliament has endorsed draft laws on the final accounts of Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) and Kuwait National Fund for Small and Medium Enterprises Development for fiscal 2016/2017, as well as linking the 2018/2019 budgets of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) and its subsidiaries. Out of 49 …

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