KUWAIT CITY, Dec 16: The Ministry of Public Works has excluded non-Kuwaiti workers, who will be laid off according to the regulations of the Civil Service Commission (CSC), from the excellent performance bonus this year, reports Al-Anba daily quoting an official source from the ministry. The source revealed that the ministry removed around 300 non-Kuwaiti employees from the initial excellent performance bonus statement, indicating the remaining expatriate workers will be terminated in April. He said the number of expatriate workers assigned in various sectors at the ministry is estimated at 500.
He added the ministry is expected to disburse the excellent performance bonus in May, that is, after obtaining approval from its finance counterpart. Meanwhile, Board Chairman of the Kuwaiti Association for Needy Families Bader Al-Mubarak explained that the association’s project to sponsor needy students through the payment of their tuition (Kafalah) aims to alleviate the suffering of their families, reports Al-Jarida daily.
In a press statement, Al-Mubarak disclosed that the association received donation from a generous local donor after the launching of the project inside the country. He affirmed the donation will be used to pay the tuition of hundreds of students who cannot afford their school fees.