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Thursday , April 25 2019

KMA seeks action against some doctors – Elite role in graft criticized

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 9: Board member of the Kuwait Pharmaceutical Association, pharmacist Nawaf Al-Harbi said some doctors sell medicines in their own clinics against the rules and in violation of the ethics, honor and oath they which they have taken, reports Al-Rai daily. Al-Harbi added selling and trading in medicines must be in licensed premises such as the public and private pharmacies.

Al-Harbi has called on the Kuwait Medical Association to act and remind doctors of private clinics to abide by the medicine practice law. He also called on the competent authority in the ministry to intensify surprise inspection campaigns on private clinics. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Higher Education says influential people deliberately disrupt the development process in the finance department of the ministry to help embezzlements in Kuwait’s cultural offices overseas as a result of which about KD 8 million debt has piled up as has been announced by the Budgets and Final Accounts Committee of the National Assembly, reports Al-Rai daily.

In an unrelated development, a coordination meeting was held last Wednesday between the chairman of the Central System for Remedying Status of Illegal Residents (CSRSIR) Saleh Al- Fadallah and Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passports Affairs at the Ministry of Interior, Major- General Mazen Al-Jarrah at the CSRSIR headquarters inside the Nayef Palace, reports Al- Kuwaitiah The sources said the meeting was concerning an agreement which is expected to be signed between Kuwait and the Comoros Island to grant nationality to bedoun or the so-called stateless people. The sources said this does not mean their deportation.

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