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Total number of expats with valid residency is 2,861,380: statistics

‘2,017,084 are males and 844,296 females’ KUWAIT CITY, Sept 12: The latest statistics issued by the Directorate-General of Residence Affairs, which is one of the sectors of the Department of the Nationality and Travel Documents headed by Major- General Sheikh Faisal Al-Nawaf, revealed the total number of expatriates with valid …

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MoH requests finance to approve hire of expat employees on wage basis

Only employees at MGRP to get financial privileges KUWAIT CITY, Sept 10: The financial privileges and new cadres for the ministries of Health and Education, once approved, will be paid through the strategic alternative for salary scale, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. Sources said these cadres and financial privileges will …

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A law allows some expats to own one real estate property

Ninety monitors to ‘follow up’ on implementation of CSC decisions KUWAIT CITY, Sept 1: The Civil Service Commission (CSC) is getting ready to designate 90 monitors to the employment affairs departments in different public institutions and ministries to follow up implementation of the decisions and regulations of CSC, reports Al-Rai …

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Reactions over suspension of renewal of work permits for expats above 60 yrs of age

Economic experts criticize decisions KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28: A number of economic experts criticized the decisions to suspend issuance and renewal of work permits for expatriates above the age of 60 years, as such a step will lead to a number of problems. According to an economic expert and former …

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Stop issuing work permit & renewal for 60,000 workers who are above age 60

Experts call for enactment of laws and decisions to protect workers – Govt plans to privatize three vital sectors KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28: Amid the anticipation of decisions that are likely to be taken by the Council of Ministers, the higher committee for rectifying population imbalance, and Public Authority for Manpower …

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No work permit nor renewal of residence for Expats over 60 years old

Govt restructures procedure for hiring workers KUWAIT CITY, Aug 27: As a measure to resolve the issue of population imbalance and the need to regulate the labor market, Ministry of Interior with the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, and Public Authority for Manpower have …

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Itinerant workers, beggars targeted

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 27: The Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) said Sunday its teams captured 112 itinerant workers during Eid Al- Adha holiday, and would take legal action against them and their sponsors. Abdullah Al-Mototah, PAM Acting Director General, said in a statement the teams held itinerant workers, including butchers, …

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Decisions to solve demographic imbalance post Eid holidays

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor, and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh affirmed that a number of decisions relevant to rectifying the demographic imbalance of the country will be declared after Eid Al-Adha holidays, reports Al-Rai daily. She said the relevant committees have been …

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‘People from a single nation should not exceed 25 percent of Kuwaitis’

Bid to protect Kuwaiti identity KUWAIT CITY, Aug 19: The Parliamentary Committee on Legislation has forwarded its report concerning addition of a new clause to the Public Authority for Manpower Law, which stipulates laying down the necessary policy to amend the maximum proportion of expatriates in the population of Kuwait …

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‘Departure of expats have no negative impact on real estate market’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 18: A number of real estate experts affirmed that the recent departure of a large number of expatriates from the country did not negatively impact the real estate market, clarifying that the inflation witnessed in 2014 is the main reason behind the collapse of the sector, reports …

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