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Thirty Kuwaitis accused of violating meter regulations

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: Undersecretary at the Ministry of Electricity and Water Engineer Muhammad Bu Shehri has assigned the concerned department to deal with house owners who changed the position of electricity meters without consulting the ministry during demolition or reconstruction of their houses. Sources pointed out that the ministry …

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MP bids to cancel water, power price hikes

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 3: MP Riyadh Al-Adsani has unveiled his plan to present a bill canceling the decision to increase electricity and water charges. Warning that the increase, even if it does not cover private houses, will affect citizens negatively; Al-Adsani pointed out in a press statement that the increase …

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MP targets water, electricity tariffs – Legislator to work demographics bill

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 20: MP Marzouk Al-Khalifa said he will submit a bill to the National Assembly to repeal the Law No. 20/2016 on water and electricity tariffs which is expected to be enforced in 2017. The law was passed by the former Parliament to increase the tariff on water …

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New govt plans to increase water and electricity tariffs – Most issues expected to remain the same as old

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 18: Despite the messages from Government circles to the new lawmakers to close the old chapter and open a new one at the start of the new parliamentary term, it seems that the lawmakers will push for grilling episodes with the aim of creating tension and threat. …

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Status review of expatriate posts in Electricity-Water

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 12: The Ministry of Electricity and Water intends to rectify the status of some experienced expatriate employees before the end of 2016, because it still needs their services, reports Arab Times daily quoting a reliable source. The source confirmed this step is in line with the replacement …

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Regulations for new electricity and water tariffs soon

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 13: Ministry of Water and Electricity is on the verge of concluding the executive regulations of Law No. 20/2016 regarding the new electricity and water tariffs, reports Al- Qabas daily. Following is the price of water: ■ Investment, trade and official sectors (KD 4.0 per each 1,000 …

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Power cut eyed for ones not clearing bills: report – Ways to tackle cheating pondered

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 3: Ministry of Electricity and Water is planning to cut off electricity of those who fail to pay their electricity bills, reports Arab Times daily quoting reliable sources. They revealed that the ministry is also planning to form a committee for providing fulltime workers for reading meters and …

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Majority expresses fear about hike in prices of commodities, services – Rise in electricity tariffs too drastic

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 21: While households are still coping with the increase in petrol prices, many in Kuwait have begun to brace themselves for the rise in electricity tariffs that will have a more significant impact on their wallets. In this week’s Arab Times online poll, readers shared their many …

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‘Don’t hike prices of water and electricity now’ – MOCI official says not detected price increase on commodities

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 10: Ministry of Commerce and Industry did not detect any unjustifiable hike in prices of commodities when its officials carried out a procedure to compare the current prices with prices of the beginning of this year, reports Al-Shahed daily. An official source assured that the ministry will …

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Call to expedite field surveys in a bid to install electricity meters

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 31: Assistant Undersecretary for Consumer Affairs at Ministry of Electricity and Water Yousef Al-Ojaili disclosed that the number of employees tasked with carrying out field surveys in investment buildings and commercial complexes to grade and classify them in preparation for the installation of meters in each commercial …

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