Tag Archives: expats

July 1 deadline set for Ministry of Education to terminate expats’ contracts

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 18: Civil Service Commission (CSC) has set July 1, 2018 as deadline for the Ministry of Education to terminate the contracts of expatriate employees affected by the replacement policy for fiscal year 2018/2019, reports Al-Qabas daily. In a letter, CSC notified the ministry that financial arrangements for …

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MP Safaa Al-Hashim – “Expats are opportunistic bacteria”

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 15: MP Safaa Al-Hashim continued her attacks on expatriates at Wednesday’s parliamentary session through the discussion of recommendations contained in 26 reports of the parliamentary committees concerning traffic congestion, environmental pollution, fish demise and others, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Al-Hashim jettisoned deliberation of the parliamentary committee reports on …

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CSC denies giving directives to cancel contract of expatriates

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 15: “No directives have been issued to any governmental authority to end the services of expatriates who reach the age of 65”, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) affirmed in a press statement issued on Thursday. CSC issued the press statement in response to the reports published in …

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‘Reducing number of expats to have serious effect on real estate’

Shortage of workers tied to MoSAL’s decision KUWAIT CITY, Feb 13: Real estate expert Abdul-Aziz Al- Dughaishem is of the view that reducing the number of expatriate workers will have serious repercussions on real estate activities in general, reports Al- Jarida daily. Al-Dughaishem added the policy will raise the cost …

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Some ministries said inked contracts with expatriates – Subcontractors’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 13: An official document, which Al-Anba daily obtained a copy indicates that some ministries have signed contracts with expatriates through specialist companies labeled as ‘subcontractors’ to fill vacancies in the event of shortage created by the departure of highlyexperienced Kuwaiti and expatriate employees who leave their positions …

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Panel rejects Safaa Al-Hashem exorbitant fees proposal on expats – Drivers license for KD 1,000 & vehicle annual renewal fee of KD 500

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 10: Members of the Parliamentary Committee on Interior and Defense have unanimously rejected the controversial proposal submitted by MP Safaa Al-Hashem in January, which urged the Government to impose exorbitant fee of KD 1,000 on any expatriate applying for driver’s license, in addition to the annual renewal …

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Ministry of Interior to terminate services of 150 expatriate employees

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 5: The Ministry of Interior will terminate the contracts of 150 expatriate employees and replace them with Kuwaitis in line with the directive of the Civil Service Commission (CSC) in this regard, reports Al-Rai daily. Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passports Affairs Major General Sheikh Mazen Al- …

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Fired ‘public sector’ expats get 6 months notice with pay

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 30: The Civil Service Commission, headed by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Anas Al-Saleh, has decided to double the time limit for expatriates who were officially informed that their services would be terminated in January to six months with full payment, reports Al-Anba daily. Informed …

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Public Authority for Manpower deadlines end to expatriate hiring of ‘under-30’ college grads

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 21: The Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) set July 1, 2018 as the date for implementing the decision to stop the recruitment of expatriates who hold university certificates and are below 30 years old, reports Al-Rai daily. The decision was supposed to be implemented at the beginning …

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‘No need of expatriates consultants’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 18: Information Minister Mohammad Nasser Al-Jabri has terminated the contracts of expatriate consultants as he sees no need for them due to the availability of competent national manpower to do the job, reports Al-Jarida daily quoting sources. Sources explained this is part of ministerial decisions which will …

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