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Kuwait studies online renewal of residence – Dependent-to-work at 21 eyed

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 27: Director-General of the General Department of Residence Affairs, Major-General Talal Ma’arafi said the department is considering automatic renewal of residence permit for expatriates, reports Al-Rai daily. The department is reportedly looking at offers submitted by several companies to run the project. Ma’arafi said the project aims …

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MP presents proposal on setting up of commission for population structure

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 25: MP Mohammed Al-Huwailah has presented a bill on the establishment of the National Commission for Population Structure (NCPS) to be headed by the state minister for Cabinet Affairs with the ministers of Interior, Social Affairs and Labor, Commerce and Industry and Supreme Council of Planning as …

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Permanent residence eyed for expats spending 30 years in Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 23: Several MPs are gradually coming up to the idea of granting permanent residence to expatriates spending 30 years in Kuwait, amid growing concern about the current demographic imbalance, and issue of marginal workers and visa trade. The lawmakers did not overlook the demographic issue while discussing …

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‘CSC delays appointment of 35 expats as social workers’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 23: The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has suspended the appointment of 35 expatriates as social workers after they had completed the necessary procedures including medical tests, reports Al-Jarida daily quoting education sources. The sources pointed out the CSC refused to complete the appointment procedures. The sources added …

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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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