Arab Times

GCC top bankers endorse company for settling payments

Governor of Bahrain Central Bank Rashid Al-Mearaj said on Thursday that governors of GCC monetary institutions and central banks adopted on Thursday technical and executive details related to founding a company for settling financial payments among the council member states. He said in a statement at conclusion of the 67th …

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Kuwait stock indices record strong gains

The KSE Indices witnessed a positive week as indices increased this week. The KSE price index closed at 7,043.46 an increase of 3.42 percent up 232.75 points compared to the previous week. As the MUDX witnessed an increase this week of 0.82 percent to close at 671.04 for the week. …

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Kidnap bid foiled; Kuwaiti beaten by 6 men

KUWAIT CITY, March 23: A Kuwaiti woman filed a case against an unknown individual who abused her and gestured offensively at her on Fahaheel Road, says Al-Seyassah. According to security sources, the woman went to Riqqa Police Station and informed securitymen that she was driving down Fahaheel Road when a …

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Indian trucker enters on forged docus; Brother reports drunk citizen

KUWAIT CITY, March 23: Security officers at the Al-Nuwaiseeb border post have arrested an Indian trucker for attempting to enter the country on forged passport, reports Al-Rai daily. According to security sources, the driver arrived at the border with foodstuff from a neighboring country. When police checked the details of …

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Health official supports plan for expats to buy medicines

KUWAIT CITY, March 23: Director of the Hawally Health sector, Dr Fahd Al-Foudari said he supports the proposal which calls on the expatriates to buy their medicines or at least part of the cost, reports Al-Rai daily. He added more than 60 percent visitors to the Hawalli medical facilities and …

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MP takes up traffic issues

KUWAIT CITY, March 23: One of the main issues tormenting the nation is traffic congestion and MP Talal Al-Jallal in a parliamentary query to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah wants to know what causes the traffic bottlenecks on all streets across Kuwait and …

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