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Sunday , November 27 2022

Expat hire in KUNA questioned

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KUWAIT CITY: MP Abdullah Al-Kandari has forwarded queries to Minister of Information Mohammad Nasir Abdullah Al-Jabri about the expatriate consultants and reporters in Kuwait News Agency (KUNA).

MP Abdullah Al-Kandari

He wants to know the number of expatriate consultants and reporters in KUNA, their nationalities, qualifications, experience, salaries and positions. He asked about the terms of their contracts, contract renewal dates since 2018, and contracts which shifted from salaries to wages item throughout the aforementioned period.

Meanwhile, MP Khalil Al- Saleh pointed out the decision of a local bank to terminate the contracts of several Kuwaiti employees is totally unacceptable. He warned such a step will negatively affect the job security in the private sector in general, and the banking sector in particular. He called on the relevant authorities to interfere in order to rectify this mistake.

In another development, MPs Muhammad Al-Hadiya and Shuaib Al-Muwaizri joined their colleagues in voicing objection to the spread of immoral activities, especially in beach resorts and islands. Al-Hadiya stressed the importance of taking tough action against those who tarnish the conservative nature of the Kuwaiti society and disturb families by engaging in immoral activities. He urged the Ministry of Interior to intensify security campaigns and procedures in order to put an end to such activities and establish more police stations in areas where the number of citizens’ complaints about immorality continues to increase.

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