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Visit visa extension

Can I extend the family visit visa, currently valid for 1 month, for my mother. And if not, can I transfer her to a tourist visa — valid for 3 months — even though she has already entered Kuwait. Finally what are requirements that I need to fulfill to get …

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Kuwait seeks to learn from S. Korea’s experiences: PM – HH the Prime Minister in Seoul for 4-day visit

SEOUL, May 8, (KUNA): His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al- Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and his accompanying delegation arrived in Seoul on Sunday on a four-day official visit to the Republic of Korea, the third leg of an Asian tour that will also take him to Japan. His Highness …

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PAM reports Fatwa nod to Labor Law amendments – Changes target market adjustment

KUWAIT CITY, May 8: The Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) said the Fatwa and Legislation Department has approved the amendment to some articles of Labor Law No 6/2010 concerning employees and the employers who violate the rights of the laborers, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. The sources pointed out, PAM …

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For the love of a new wife – Couple put up show at airport

KUWAIT CITY, May 8: In a very strange incident in Kuwait people at the Kuwait International Airport witnessed a peculiar behavior, reports Al-Rai daily. A young man placed red roses on the floor of the arrival lounge in the shape of a heart and a gift to receive his girlfriend …

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Nod to recycling of tyres

KUWAIT CITY, May 8: The parliamentary Priorities Committee discussed Sunday the importance of monitoring environmental violations and agreed on allocating land for the recycling of tyres and another area for waste disposal. Committee Rapporteur MP Ahmad Lari disclosed the committee also talked about the Doha Station which will be completed …

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Comply with Kuwait laws: Indian embassy

 In view of on-going security drive, Indian nationals residing in Kuwait are advised to comply with the residency and visa laws of the country and keep their Civil ID (or Passport) with them for showing to the security officials during security checks. Some expatriates have been arrested in Kuwait due …

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‘Moderate Muslim scholars must counter terror thought’ – ‘Fanatics portray wrong image’

Islam does not justify acts of violence against innocent people. However, as in any other religion, it so happens that Islamic teachings of peace and tolerance get twisted, manipulated and exploited by those who seek to achieve their personal interests. Basic Islamic teachings do not forgive, justify or overlook any …

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Transfer from Government Project Visa to Private Sector

Hi … is it possible now to transfer government project visas to the private sector? Name withheld Answer: We have answered a number of similar questions and in a lot of detail of the last few months. One of these answers is reprinted below for your information and that of …

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Saudi oil minister axed in government overhaul – Naimi replaced by Al-Falih

RIYADH, May 7, (AFP): Saudi King Salman replaced his long-serving oil minister on Saturday as part of a major government overhaul which comes as the kingdom grapples with a slump in energy revenues. The revamp follows last month’s announcement of an ambitious plan to transform Saudi Arabia’s economy to reduce …

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Yemeni parties hold joint session – US step up anti-Qaeda strikes

KUWAIT CITY, May 7, (Agencies): Yemeni parties’ representatives have concluded a joint session of peace negotiations in Kuwait, focusing on key issues on the agenda of UN-sponsored talks. The delegations, which represent the Yemeni government, the General People’s Congress and Ansarullah movement, looked into a host of political, security and …

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