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Govt & Assembly blamed for wastage of funds, corruption – ‘Medical tourism’ causing massive loss to exchequer: MP

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 12: The executive and legislative authorities must be held responsible for the wastage of public funds and corruption in the overseas treatment sector, MP Rakan Al-Nisf said Wednesday. The lawmaker was commenting on news published recently about the alleged disbursement of $745 million for overseas treatment without …

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488 cases of funds violations cited – List referred to Parliament

KUWAIT CITY, May 7: The latest statistics released by the Ministry of Justice revealed that 488 cases of public funds violations in several State agencies and institutions were recorded from Aug 1, 2015 to Jan 31, 2016 — an indication of the rising rate of financial violations in the public …

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Lawyer sues finance minister for corruption – Shares sold illegally

KUWAIT CITY, May 3: Attorney Adnan Al-Shatti, in his capacity as a citizen, has submitted a petition to the Prosecutor General against Minister of Finance and Board Chairman of Public Investment Authority (PIA) Anas Al-Saleh and Executive Director of PIA Bader Al-Sa’ad. Accusing Al-Saleh and Al-Sa’ad of paving way for …

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Violating public officials being probed – SAB launches disciplinary sessions

KUWAIT CITY, April 19: Almost one year after the National Assembly empowered the State Audit Bureau to take disciplinary measures against violating senior officials in the public sector, the disciplinary sessions were launched on the seventh floor of its headquarters. According to an informed source, an investigation panel has been …

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Kuwait to ‘establish’ anti-graft authority for fighting corruption – VIP access cards issued illegally to expatriates

KUWAIT CITY, April 8: Head of Kuwait A n t i – C o r r u p t i o n Authority Lawyer Abdulrahman Al-Namash revealed that the Board of Trustees has edited a draft of the executive bylaw, which will be sent to the Minister of Justice and …

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Iran tycoon Zanjani given death penalty

TEHRAN, March 6, (AFP): Iran’s billionaire tycoon Babak Zanjani has been sentenced to death for corruption, a judicial official said Sunday, after a long trial in which he was accused of fraudulently pocketing $2.8 billion. Zanjani became notorious during the era of president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, finding ways to channel hard …

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‘Recovering’ stolen funds

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 2, (KUNA): The Public Authority for Social Security (PASS) has asked the Swiss Public Prosecutor to consider PASS as an aggrieved party in the court case against the former director of PASS, said at a parliamentary session Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister and Acting Oil Minister …

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Pressure builds on Al-Omair – MP urges resignation

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: Minister of Oil and State Minister for National Assembly Affairs Ali Al- Omair has been under fire from MPs, especially among those planning to grill him on the alleged financial and administrative violations in the oil sector and Public Authority for Agriculture Affairs and Fish Resources …

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Jobs at risk – ‘Declare assets’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5: Secretary General of Kuwait Anti-Corruption Authority Ahmad Al-Remaihi affirmed that officials who fail to submit their financial disclosures on time could face penalty up to three-year imprisonment and dismissal from their jobs, reports Al- Anba daily. He said, out of the 7629 officials listed for submission …

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111 officials fail to declare their assets – Face legal action

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 31: Up to 111 officials have failed to disclose their financial assets as scheduled or have abstained from making the disclosure, Chief of the Public Anti-Corruption Authority Abdulrahman Saleh Al-Namash said on Saturday. These cases have been examined closely and referred to the competent investigative authorities, namely …

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