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Monday , November 12 2018

Arab Times

Kuwait Minister dismisses shirking “political duties” on recent downpour

KUWAIT, Nov 9 (KUNA) — Kuwaiti Minister of Public Works Hussam Al-Roumi on Friday denied reports claiming that he is not politically responsible for the aftershocks of recent downpour in the country. Al-Roumi, who doubles as Minister of State for Municipal Affairs, said in a statement that he would never …

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MoI urges public to be cautious about rains

 KUWAIT, Nov 9 (KUNA) — Kuwait Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Friday called on people, especially motorists, to be careful due to unstable weather conditions. Drivers are urged not to make sudden stops in order to prevent endangering their lives and others’, and to keep a considerable distance between …

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Kuwait, Ukraine sign minutes of joint committee meeting

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Al-Roudhan and visiting Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Rozenko on Thursday inked the minute of the fourth meeting of the joint economic committee. Al-Roudhan said during the signing ceremony that Kuwait spares no effort to consolidate the bonds of …

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Kuwait bourse winds up week with modest gains

VIVA jumps 40 fils, Agility flat KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: Kuwait stocks eked modest gains on Thursday to wind up week on a bright note. The All Shares Index climbed 14.7 pts to 5,103.87 points helped by renewed buying in heavyweights even as overall mood remained cautiously positive. The Prime …

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Iraq to return TV, radio archives to Kuwait

Kuwaiti envoy urges Kuwaiti-German trade increase BAGHDAD, Nov 8: Iraqi Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Hazem Al- Yousefi informed Kuwait’s Ambassador in Baghdad, Salem Al-Zamanan, of the transfer scheduled next week, read a ministry statement. Baghdad took the move in the wake of its commitment to enhancing bilateral relations, mainly in the …

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Committee to hold emergency meeting in anticipation of rain

Emergency units received over 10,000 cases due to rainfall KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8, (KUNA): Two Kuwaiti ministers said Thursday that an emergency committee meeting would be held in accordance with directives of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah Al-Sabah to discuss solution on how to deal …

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Price spike seen for Kuwait ‘light crude oil ’ – ‘Demand high’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: On the occasion of Kuwait’s first light crude oil shipment, MP Osama Al-Shaheen praised all the concerned officials and employees for their efforts in making such a milestone possible; pointing out this new type of oil will increase the price of one barrel by five US …

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Iraq to pay Kuwait 1.5 percent of oil proceeds as ‘compensations’

Movement of goods normal at customs crossing GENEVA, Nov 8, (KUNA): United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) Governing Council said on Thursday that Iraq would pay, effective early next year, 1.5 percent worth of oil sales’ proceeds to the UNCC compensations fund. The council said in a statement said this move …

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Commercial licenses to be linked to accredited certificates specialized in Business Law, Medicine, Engineering etc.

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: The Legislation and Fatwa Department has asked the Ministry of Commerce and Industry about the procedures for combating the fake certificates phenomenon, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting sources. Sources said the department requested for the ministry’s opinion on the idea of linking the issuance of commercial licenses …

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Ethiopia bans its citizens to work abroad as domestics except Saudi, Qatar and Jordan

Three countries sign agreements with Addis Ababa KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has banned its citizens from engaging in domestic work abroad, except in three countries – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, State of Qatar and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, reports Al-Anba daily. These three …

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