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Tag Archives: corruption

‘Violating top Ministry of Education officials deserve no probe’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 14: No financial or administrative violation committed by senior officials in the ministry deserve investigation, says Undersecretary at the Ministry of Education Dr Haitham Al-Athari, reports Al-Rai daily. He added the decision of Civil Service Commission (CSC) to refer senior ministry officials to the Public Prosecution does …

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Muhammad bin Salman sides with his people against corruption

WHEN Lee Kuan Yew became Singapore’s first Prime Minister after the independence in 1959, his first statement was, “I have been deeply thinking about being one of the corrupt individuals and let the situation remain as it is in terms of corruption, crimes, bribes, backwardness and poverty; or I should …

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Panel postpones vote on final report on irregularities in MoH

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: The inquiry commission which was formed by the Health Committee of the National Assembly to look into the irregularities of the Ministry of Health has postponed the vote on the final report which was scheduled for next Monday citing constitutional reasons, reports Al-Rai daily. The committee …

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CORRUPTION LAW CHALLENGE FAILS – Do your job, say MPs

Anti-Corruption Public Authority hailed KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: MP Riyadh Al-Adsani congratulated the Board of Trustees and staff of the Anti-Corruption Public Authority after the Constitutional Court rejected a petition challenging the constitutionality of law number 2/2016 on establishing the authority and provisions about financial disclosure. Al-Adsani wished the chairman …

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Next govt should include qualified and efficient ministers: say experts

‘Need to adopt crystal clear strategy to combat graft’ KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6: A number of academicians have agreed that the new government should be strong and capable of carrying out its tasks as quickly as possible, stressing the need to cooperate with the National Assembly especially in matters related …

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Salman … promise fulfilled

THE clean-up campaign of Saudi Arabia against corrupt individuals, which was launched through direct order from King Salman bin Abdulaziz and under the direct supervision of Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman — chief of the Higher Council of the National Anti-corruption Commission, is not the end. Instead, it is just …

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Corrupt officials in ‘Health’ will be dealt with: Al Harbi – Hike in fees part of reform program

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 23: Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi affirmed that any employee of the ministry proven to be involved in corruption will be referred for questioning irrespective of his/her position, reports Aljarida daily. He indicated that the coming few weeks will witness further preparations for the inauguration of …

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Areva loss raises ire; VAT assailed – MP asserts mismanagement

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 10: MP Khaled Al-Otaibi has forwarded questions to Finance Minister Anas Al-Saleh about the sale of Kuwait Investment Authority’s (KIA) stake in the French company Areva. He said KIA had earlier announced its plan to leave Areva and sell its 4.8 percent stake to the French government …

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‘100 weapons lost, money pocketed from food supplied to police’ – ‘Scandal linked to top security official’

KUWAIT CITY, May 24: With the formation of a fact-finding committee by Ministry of Interior for investigating the expenditure of millions from the budget of hospitality chapter, high-ranking sources reveal that this issue might fall heavily on top officials, reports Al-Rai daily. They elaborated about a huge scandal involving a …

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Number of cases ‘tied’ to trade misdemeanor up by 80 percent – Authorities working relentlessly to fight graft

KUWAIT CITY, May 22: Statistics for first quarter of 2017 on cases with the Public Prosecution revealed a drop in cases related to infringement on others’ wealth by 68 percent. However, there has been an increase in the number of cases related to trade misdemeanor, especially “spoiled foodstuff”, by 80 …

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