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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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Controlled termination of public sector expats seen

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 4: Foreigners working in ministries and other public sector institutions will not have their jobs ended abruptly quoting high level government sources. The same sources said the services of expatriates working in the public sector will be terminated gradually or in other words it will be what …

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KTUF says expats play part in ‘thorny issues’ facing Kuwait -‘Blame game active’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 27: Chairman of Kuwait Trade Union Federation (KTUF) Salem Al-Ajmi says expatriate workers play a part in the thorny issues that Kuwait is currently facing, adding, “However, what drew our attention in the few last days is the media show revolving around this matter whereby a party …

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Expat hires, bonuses spark rancour – Bill mandates Kuwaitis-first for public jobs

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 22: MP Abdul- Kareem Al-Kandari has presented a bill on amending the Civil Service Law to ensure that expatriates are appointed to public sector jobs only if there are no Kuwaitis qualified for these jobs. The bill calls for revision of Paragraph Three of Article 15 of …

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MP hits expat hires

KUWAT CITY, Aug 21: MP Abdulkarim Al- Kandari finds decisions on restoring balance of the population structure “funny, because the ministers are the ones violating the rules daily.” He said there are qualified Kuwaiti graduates in accounting and law, so it is surprising that the State continues to recruit expatriates …

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MP queries expat ‘hires’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 16: MP Khalil Al-Saleh has forwarded questions to Finance Minister Anas Al-Saleh about the impact of Value Added Tax (VAT) on citizens. He said the minister was quoted as saying on July 5, 2017 that the Ministry of Finance is studying the impact of VAT prior to …

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Statistics reveal male expats outnumber female counterparts

‘CSC violates its own instructions’ KUWAIT CITY, Aug 16: Official statistics released recently showed that male expatriates outnumbered their female counterparts, indicating 68 percent of residency permits granted in 2016 were for male expatriates. The number of residency permits granted in 2016 totaled 2,697,195 — an increase by 465,840 in …

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