KUWAIT CITY, Dec 27: The Ministry of Education has prepared list of Kuwaiti and expatriate teachers and employees who will be referred for retirement by the end of academic year 2017/2018 including those who completed 34 years of service, reports Al- Qabas daily quoting sources.
Sources revealed the number of employees who will be retiring totaled 337 – 120 citizens and 217 expatriates, 99 of whom are Syrians.
This is part of the ministry’s annual plan to refer for retirement all employees who have been in service for 34 years. Sources disclosed Undersecretary Dr Haitham Al-Athari has instructed the Administration Department to start taking legal procedures in this regard.
Sources affirmed the ministry will ask for approval from the Civil Service Commission (CSC) to exclude Syrian employees below 65 years old from the decision due to the current situation in their country. Sources added the list consists of managers and assistant managers of schools, as well as supervisors; stressing the ministry will not face any problem in filling up vacancies considering the long list of citizens waiting for jobs.
Meanwhile, Deputy Director General of Animal Wealth Sector in the Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources Dr Ali Al-Qattan has affirmed that the sector is executing many projects like raising cows, calf fattening, fresh milk production, green fodder planting, artificial fertilization of cows and gardens, reports Al-Anba daily.
Asked about the irregularities uncovered during the inspection of livestock pens, Al-Qattan said the workers assigned in animal production projects in Kabad, Wafra and Jahra are conducting sudden inspections to ascertain the legality of livestock pens and that they serve their purpose. He added those behind the irregularities were referred to the Legal Affairs Department.