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Call to coordinate efforts in ‘protecting rights’ of expats

400 MGRP workers sign petition to suspend merger with PAM KUWAIT CITY, May 17:  Ministry of Social Affairs Undersecretary Saad Al-Kharaz has called on governmental and private institutions concerned with human rights to coordinate their efforts in affirming the role of Kuwait in protecting the rights of expatriates, while praising …

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‘KD 877,000 total pay of 151 expat employees’

KUWAIT CITY, May 16: Finance Minister Dr Nayef Al-Hajraf said the salaries of 151 expatriate employees in the ministry total KD 877,000 annually, reports Al- Seyassah daily. In response to the question of MP Dr Waleed Al-Tabtabaei, the minister revealed that 12 of these employees are receiving a salary of …

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Exit for Expats over-65’s studied

“Expats do not care about Kuwait’s development , Their main concern is getting high salaries, live a prosperous life” – MP Safa’a Al-Hashem KUWAIT CITY, May 14: The proposal to dispense with expatriates who are 65 years old and above which was discussed at a meeting between representatives of the Kuwait …

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VAT seen finalized in next Assembly term

Expat cuts public, governmental demand, says MP KUWAIT CITY, May 14: Reducing the number of expatriates in the country has become a public and governmental demand due to the lack of jobs for Kuwaitis, says Chairman of the parliamentary Job Replacement and Employment Crisis Committee MP Khalil Al-Saleh. While pointing …

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Expats focus of MP jobs ire

KUWAIT CITY, May 13: MP Safa’a Al-Hashem has called on the government to replace expatriate employees in various State institutions with Kuwaitis. She pointed out the expatriate employees in these institutions are the ones identifying the needs of ministries for supervisors according to the replies of ministers to the questions of …

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Expats above 65 yrs issuance, renewal and transfer of work permit to be barred

KUWAIT CITY, May 12:  Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) organized extensive meetings with the representatives of Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) and employers’ unions to discuss the proposed decision to bar issuance, renewal and transfer of work permit for individuals reaching 65 years old, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Concurrently …

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Expat jobs, pay at Audit queried

KUWAIT CITY, May 8: MP Khalil Abul citing economic crisis has submitted a query to the Speaker of the National Assembly Marzouq Al-Ghanim to know why the policy of replacing expatriates with Kuwaitis and rationalizing spending at the Audit Bureau has not been achieved. He also wants to know why …

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Sheikha Bibi at forefront in fight for rights of expat workers

‘Changing behaviour and attitudes remain difficult’ KUWAIT CITY, April 30: As founder and head of the Social Work Society (SWS), Sheikha Bibi Nasser Al Sabah has been at the forefront of fighting for the rights of the disenfranchised migrant workers in Kuwait, reports Al-Rai daily. In the pursuit of justice …

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Call on Kuwaitis & expats to update status, phone numbers

Worker must keep a copy of contract KUWAIT CITY, April 28: Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) has called on employers and expatriate employees to update their data and register personal phone numbers to follow up on their status at Labor Relations Department in the various governorates. Through this update, the …

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Bless us with your silence

IT IS VERY unfortunate to note a few months ago some people issued their racist call to harass the residents. This ominous call was not only for electoral purposes (to win the votes of citizens) but to undermine the spirit of professional stability of the resident or rather to be …

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