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‘Kuwait keen on protecting expats rights’

KUWAIT, Sept 21, (KUNA): Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Sabeeh reiterated Kuwait’s keenness in protecting the rights of expats in general and overcoming all obstacles facing them. Al-Sabeeh, also Minister of State for Economic Affairs, made her remarks in press statement after meeting with India’s Minister of State …

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29,710 expats cancel work permits in 1st 7 months of this year

MGRP aims at encouraging Kuwaitis to work in private sector KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: Director of Public Relations and Information Department and spokesman of the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) Aseel Al-Mazyad said that 29,710 expatriates have canceled their work permits and left the country in the first seven months …

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Expat hires stoke anger – MP hints on taxation

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 11: MP Salah Khorsheed said an unstudied plan to appoint expatriates in ministries, particularly the Ministry of Social Affairs and its affiliates, provoked the ire of citizens who are searching for jobs. He warned that the recruitment of expatriates has become a serious issue, since Kuwaitis are required …

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‘Some companies manipulate with renewal of work permits’

MP Al-Kandari urges FM to deal with those who offend Kuwait, its icons in a firm manner KUWAIT CITY, Sept 11: MP Dr Abdulkareem Al-Kandari has urged the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah to deal with those who offend Kuwait and its …

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MP queries expat hires

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 10: MP Mubarak Al-Hajraf has forwarded questions to Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh on the recruitment of expatriates. He said the Council of Ministers issued a statement following the weekly session held on Aug 29, 2017 that it …

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Doctors & graduates among 22,000 expatriates deported

‘Manhunt launched for 80,000 still on the run’ KUWAIT CITY, Sept 9: Over the past eight months until August this year the Ministry of Interior has deported 22,000 expatriates for various reasons including those violating the labor laws and criminals, and those who committed serious traffic violations. Informed sources said …

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Govt can’t address demographic imbalance: MPs

National cadre rejecting jobs offered in 15 professions KUWAIT CITY, Sept 9: The MPs are overwhelming convinced that the government is unable to address the demographic imbalance in the country, reports Al-Rai daily. The parliamentarians said several proposals contained in the file need to be addressed through legislation and not …

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‘Plan to replace all expats in govt sector within five years’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 7: The new policy to replace the expatriates has come into effect quoting senior government sources. The sources explained as part of the new policy experienced Kuwaitis will now train the new graduates. The sources pointed out it will take the authorities five years to fully implement …

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Kuwait Municipality said will not hire any expats in future

‘TV sector not affected by dispensing of foreign employees’ KUWAIT CITY, Sept 6: The Kuwait Municipality has announced that expatriates will not be hired in future for any of its contracts quoting an official of the Municipality. This is in addition to ending the employment of those expatriates whose services …

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PAM board to discuss expat recruitment ‘ban’ below 30 years of age

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 5: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh has disclosed that the board of Public Authority for Manpower will meet next week to discuss the decision to ban the recruitment of expatriates who are below 30 years of age. In …

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