-----------

Tag Archives: corruption

‘Corruption, less concern leads to public money drain & deficit’

KUWAIT CITY, April 4: MP Riyadh Al-Adsani has threatened to grill HH the Prime Minister, before the ruling of the Constitutional Court, if he does not address the issue of what he called ‘waste of public money’ and apply the policy of job replacement. He noted corruption and lack of …

Read More »

Six to prosecution for not declaring assets

KUWAIT CITY, March 29: Public Authority for Anti Corruption has referred six officials who were obliged to declare assets to the Public Prosecution Department for failure to submit their asset declaration within the specified period, says Al-Seyassah. The anti-graft authority explained circumstances under which the officials were referred to prosecution …

Read More »

Panel debates measures to combat corruption

KUWAIT CITY, March 19: The Legal and Legislative Affairs Committee of the National Assembly debated and discussed a set of bills on how to combat corruption in the wake of Kuwait’s decline in global Corruption Perceptions Index. Committee Chairman MP Mohammed Al-Dallal said after the meeting Sunday members of the …

Read More »

Parliamentary procedures source of corruption, destruction

PERHAPS, our members of Parliament are not convinced after 56 years of parliamentary work that their task entails legislation and oversight, and not governance, which is under the jurisdiction of HH the Amir of Kuwait assisted by the executive authority (Cabinet). The MPs have no right to transgress the authority …

Read More »

Corrupt electorate and MP

WHEN honorable MP Riyah Al-Adsani raised the bribery issue, a lot of events came to mind. The list of names according to the efforts of Al-Adsani consisted of the 2009 Parliament members. I will not question his efforts as this is under the jurisdiction of judicial authorities but I will …

Read More »

Government denies MP ‘cash for votes’ – Sharia issue raised

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 15: The Parliament allocated one hour of its session on Wednesday to discuss the multimillion deposit issue, leading to the approval of the following recommendations: ■ Amend the Anti-Corruption Law, particularly the stipulation on conflict of interest within one month. ■ Strengthen integrity and value of the …

Read More »

Tearful aspects of Kuwait corruption

WITH Kuwait reaching the bottom of the corruption list in the Gulf region and falling by 20 points in the global corruption index, I believe we, especially the decision makers, should feel a bit ashamed. However, we are daily witnessing the contrary in the newspapers, as our officials in government …

Read More »

Govt, Assembly must find ways to root out corruption – Kuwait slips eight points on graft index

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 2: “The worst kind of danger prevalent in the country is that corruption has become a matter of prestige to such an extent that some people even brag about it”, reports Al-Rai daily quoting the General Coordinator of Kuwait Progressive Movement (KPM) Anwar Al-Fikri. During a seminar …

Read More »

Kuwait 75 of 176 in transparency

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 25, (Agencies): Kuwait ranked 75th out of 176 countries in the 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index released Wednesday by Transparency International. The global graft watchdog ranks countries every year, assigning points ranging from 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean) on perceived public sector corruption. In 2016, Kuwait …

Read More »

Combining public, private jobs will open doors for corruption: official

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 15: Chairman of the Union of Kuwait Engineering Offices and Consultancy Firms Engineer Bader Al-Salman has warned of the dangers of parliamentary calls to allow citizens working in public sector to be licensed to carry on private activities and other projects, reports Al-Seyassah daily. He added the …

Read More »
Translate »