KUWAIT CITY, Aug 29, (KUNA): Employment of non-Kuwaitis in the public sector is done according to civil service laws and other relevant State regulations, the Minister of Social Affairs and Labor affirmed on Tuesday.
Hind Al-Sebeeh, also the Minister of State for Economic Affairs, was addressing the regular weekly Cabinet session, chaired by His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, held at Seif Palace.
First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister and Acting Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, reading the Cabinet session statement, said the ministers were briefed by minister Al-Sebeeh about reports regarding employment and granting special allotments to some non-Kuwaiti civil servants.
Employment of the non-Kuwaitis in the State of Kuwait is conducted according to the civil service laws and relevant regulations that give priority to hiring Kuwaitis and then children of Kuwaiti mothers, in implementation of the relevant Cabinet resolution, Sheikh Sabah Khaled quoted minister Al-Sebeeh as clarifying during the session.
These procedures are heeded by everyone, minister Al-Sebeeh said, stressing employment of non-Kuwaitis is always done according to the concerned laws.
She also affirmed soundness of the procedures undertaken by the Ministry of Social Affairs and departments under its supervision, aimed at primarily serving public interests.
The executives lauded minister Al-Sebeeh’s sincere efforts and the positive role she has been playing at the helm of the apparatuses under her jurisdictions and affirmed the Cabinet’s support for her so she may proceed with the distinctive efforts for serving the citizen and the homeland.