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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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Sheikh Ahmed denies bribery claims – MP urges probe

GENEVA, April 29: Asian Olympic leader Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah of Kuwait has denied claims made in a US federal court that he paid six-figure bribes to FIFA voters. “Sheikh Ahmad is very surprised by such allegations and strongly denies any wrongdoing,” the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) …

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‘Board members’ of co-ops under probe in funds scam

KUWAIT CITY, April 19: The Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor has referred 39 boards members of some cooperative societies to the General Investigation Department of the Ministry of Interior and to the Public Prosecution in connection of financial and administrative irregularities which were discovered by the committees which were …

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‘Public funds protection panel to refer three files to prosecution’

‘Serious law violations discovered in deal’ KUWAIT CITY, April 18: Member of the Parliamentary Committee for Public Funds Protection MP Khalid Al-Shatti disclosed the committee agreed during its Monday meeting to refer three files to the Public Prosecution. The files in question included a deal signed by Kuwait Oil Company …

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Call to shut Parliament – Activists protest in Mubarakiya

KUWAIT CITY, April 6, (KUNA): Several political activists and citizens Thursday organized a public protest in Mubarakiya area to demand permanent proscription of the National Assembly, with placards petitioning for the referral of public funds embezzlers to prosecution and suspension of citizenship law amendment, in addition to Cabinet dissolution. Prominent …

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