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Govt provides decent living for all Kuwaitis

KUWAIT CITY, April 15: The government does not hesitate to provide a decent living for all Kuwaitis in the framework of its keenness to provide all the requirements including special subsidies for them to help alleviate the burdens on families and individuals, reports Al-Anba daily.

Sources close to the issue told the daily, that the government is keen on achieving stability and safety for all Kuwaiti, who constitute the mainstay of the state and society.

The sources said that the law gives the government the right to provide special benefits in case there are certain burdens in terms of support for families or individuals to alleviate these burdens.

The sources added the law stipulates that “any allowances or special allowances for Kuwaiti families and individuals may be determined. The grant of marriage and housing allowance has been determined to alleviate certain burdens or for social purposes other than those mentioned in the provisions of the Assistance Law.”

The sources said, “This is done in accordance with the terms and conditions and rules set by the Council of Ministers.” Article 19 bis 1, which was added to the Decree No. 22 of 1978, makes a mention of “a marriage grant or housing allowance (or allowances or special allowances for Kuwaiti families and individuals to meet certain burdens) or for social purposes other than those mentioned in the preceding articles of the decree in accordance with the conditions and rules and regulations established by the Council of Ministers.”

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