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Tag Archives: expats

Ban on under-30 diploma hires cancelled

KUWAIT CITY, May 26: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor, Minister of State for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh said the administrative decision which banned the issuance of work permits to foreigners holding diplomas and who are less than 30 years has been cancelled, reports Al-Jarida daily. The minister said this resolution under …

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CSC lifts ban on appointing expats to 208 vacant professional slots

Kuwaitis represent 42 pc of total ‘Health’ employees, shows study KUWAIT CITY, May 24: A recent study concerning the distribution of employees at the Ministry of Health according to nationalities showed Kuwaitis, until the first quarter of this year, constituted 26,825 of the total 63,508 personnel, indicating Kuwaitis represented 42 …

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Expat Ban On Under-30 University Graduates Hires Starts In July

KUWAIT CITY, May 21: The Public Authority for Manpower said the decision to stop the recruitment of qualified expatriates — those who hold high qualifications including university graduates and are below 30 years old — is good and will be implemented in early July. The sources pointed out the decision …

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Expat workers rise to more than 68,000 in 1 year

KUWAIT CITY, May 21: The latest statistics published by the Central Statistical Bureau for the last quarter of 2017 show the total number of expatriate workers in the country rose to more than 68,000 in just one year, despite the declining numbers in 3 months by 10,704 workers, reports Al-Rai daily. …

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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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