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‘Plan to cut down number of expats irks visa traders’

Green light on reduction of foreigners in state institutions KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor, the State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al- Sabeeh denied that visa traders or influential people are keeping the pressure on her to prevent implementation of the plan to cut down …

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‘Online automation protects rights of expatriate workers’

Hiring labourers will be based on actual need KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: Acting Director General of Public Authority for Manpower Ahmad Al-Mousa affirmed the significance of online automation in protecting the rights of expatriate workers, and added the latter will not be exploited or compromised by the labor recruitment offices, …

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Ma’arafi says expats should not fear fees hike, calling them logical

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7: Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Khalid Al-Jarrah has approved the executive regulations of the Foreigners’ Residence Law and referred it to the Fatwa and Legislation Department to prepare the legal text before issuing a ministerial decree, reports Al-Rai daily. In the same context, Director-General …

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MPs mull 15-year residency cap on each expatriate – ‘Expats must not exceed 25% of local population’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6: Pending the Cabinet formation and return of the National Assembly for plenary sessions, the parliamentary committees have been holding series of meetings and the selection of chairmen and rapporteurs. Chairman of the Finance Committee MP Salah Khorshed disclosed the committee deliberated on the population structure, amendment …

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No jobs for expats under 30 diploma holders and above rule effective in 2018

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: The Manpower Public Authority (PAM) has issued a decision which will be implemented during 2018 and according to which the recruitment of expats under the age of 30 holding diplomas and above will be stopped, reports Al-Anba daily. The decision also stated those who are above …

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MP panel to tackle population structure

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: The parliamentary Financial and Economic Affairs Committee will discuss on Sunday the two proposals on forming a committee to follow up and organize the population structure. On the other hand, it is expected that the committee will not discuss in its meeting on Sunday the two …

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Ban eyed on expats below the age 30 for diploma holders and without proof of experience

Bid to rectify demographic imbalance KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25: In the context of measures adopted by Government to rectify the demography of the country and to organize the labor market, Board Council of the Public Authority for Manpower has approved a series of new conditions for recruiting foreign labor force …

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Rate of increase in number of expats down by 65 pc in ’17

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24: The rate of increase in the number of expatriates has decreased by 65 percent in 2017 for the first time since 1992, reports Al-Qabas daily. The Demographics Affairs Committee of the Cabinet carried out a comparative study as per which the number of non-Kuwaitis increased by …

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MP wants expat exit permits – Quotas eyed

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19: MP Waleed Al-Tabtabaei has proposed imposing exit regulations on expatriates employed in the private sector — whether they intend to leave the country permanently or temporarily, except the husbands of Kuwaiti women and wives of Kuwaiti men. Article 1 of the bill states that a non-Kuwaiti …

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