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Kuwait 55th, Japan first in passport power rating

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 9, (Agencies): Kuwait ranked 55th, along with Ecuador, in the 2018 Henley Passport Index with its citizens having visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to 93 destinations. Using data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the index ranks countries based on the number of destinations that their citizens …

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Implementation of ‘e-passports’ in final stages, says Al-Bahwah

‘1.29 million docus have been issued’ KUWAIT CITY, Aug 13: Assistant Director General of Immigration Colonel Khalid Al- Bahwah affirmed the implementation of e-passport project is in the fi- nal stages, and 1.29 million biometric passports have since been issued, reports Al-Jarida daily. Al-Bahwah pointed out that Kuwait issues three …

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Over a million e-passports handed over to Kuwaitis

Efforts of workers praised KUWAIT CITY, July 25: Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passport Affairs at Ministry of Interior Major General Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah revealed that more than one million new electronic passports have been handed over to citizens since the start of issuance of the new passports, reports Al-Rai …

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Nod to special passports for ex-MPs, retired officials

KUWAIT CITY, July 17: The parliamentary Interior and Defense Affairs Committee has approved the proposal to grant special passports to former lawmakers and retired officials in the Amiri Diwan, Crown Prince Diwan and Prime Minister’s Diwan to facilitate their movement in various countries considering the sensitivity of the positions they …

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6,000 e-passports issued daily

KUWAIT CITY, July 12: The issuance of e-passports is proceeding at a steady pace, reports Al-Anba daily quoting a security source. The source told the daily that Director General of the Citizenship and Passport Affairs General Department in the Interior Ministry Brigadier Yousif Al- Sinen and his deputy Colonel Khalid …

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Rush to get e-passports – ‘Old passports invalid’

KUWAIT CITY, July 5: The Directorate- General of Nationality, Passports and Travel Documents said there is coordination between the ministries of Interior in the GCC countries to allow travel between their countries using Civil IDs, reports Al-Anba daily quoting security sources. The sources added, the GCC ministries of Interior were …

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Old Kuwaiti passports will expire on June 30 – Don’t travel after expiry

KUWAIT CITY, May 27: The old Kuwaiti passports expire on June 30, 2018, and those who still hold these passports beyond that date may be stopped at the border points and prevented from travelling, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, the holders of these passports will not be permitted to …

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Kuwait wins best e-passport prize – ‘Source of pride for each citizen’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 21, (KUNA): The Ministry of Interior announced on Wednesday wining the “outstanding achievement for the best electronic passport for 2018” prize during its participation in the annual international convention, The High Security Printing Europe, Middle East and Europe Conference, held in Poland between Feb 19-21. The Ministry’s …

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