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MPW planning to replace expatriate employees – Total 23,902 citizens registered under CSC for jobs

KUWAIT CITY, March 23: Ministry of Public Works is planning to replace all its expatriate employees with Kuwaitis within the next five years before the year 2022, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting informed sources. They said the ministry is keen on benefiting from the experiences of national labor and contributing in …

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People in religion of their government

THE sudden rush against our brothers in humanity — expatriates — is unjustifiable, especially due to its sudden surprising emergence without prior warning. These three million people did not come to this country in a day or under a thick layer of darkness such that we just opened our eyes …

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‘Present strategy to cut number of expat workers’ – Some MEW sectors set a 3-year plan: source

KUWAIT CITY, March 22: Undersecretary at the Ministry of Electricity and Water Engineer Mohammad Buhahri has commissioned undersecretaries in various sectors of the ministry to present strategy to reduce the number of expatriates in operations and maintenance sectors and replace them with the national personnel as per Kuwaitization policy, reports …

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Sponsors face law for leaving expatriates on streets to beg

KUWAIT CITY, March 20: Director-General of the General Department of Public Relations and Security Media at the Interior Ministry Brigadier Adel Al-Hashash said stringent punitive measures shall be taken against people – individuals, companies or institutions who sponsor people and leave them on the streets of Kuwait for begging for …

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‘Equate bedoun, expats in jobs’ – ‘Grant rights on second contract basis’

KUWAIT CITY, March 20: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Anas Al-Saleh has issued a decision to equate Bedoun employees employed on wages the same way expatriates are employed on second contract basis, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to the decision, Bedoun employees will be entitled to all perks that …

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Al-Ajmi criticizes some MPs stance on expatriate rights

KUWAIT CITY, March 19: Board Chairman of Kuwait Human Rights Society Khalid Al-Hamidi Al-Ajmi says every country, including Kuwait, has the right to stipulate legislation and take measures for supporting the interest of its citizens. However, such measures should not contradict the international agreements signed by Kuwait, which preserve and …

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100 pct Kuwaitization in government sector eyed – Annual medical bills for expats total KD 595 mln

KUWAIT CITY, March 15: Public Authority for Manpower affirmed that serious efforts are ongoing to implement 100 percent Kuwaitization in governmental sectors, and gradually replace expatriates working in administrative positions in the private sector with citizens at a rate of ten percent annually over a period of ten years. During …

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Dubai best city for expats in Mideast, Kuwait City 126th

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, March 14: Dubai has again claimed the number one spot for quality of living across the Middle East and Africa region, according to Mercer’s 2017 Quality of Living Survey. The city came in 74th place in the global ranking, making it the region’s top city for …

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‘Inhumane suggestions put dent on image of Kuwaitis’ – Blame govt for increase in expat numbers: Dr Khaja

KUWAIT CITY, March 12: A number of Kuwaiti doctors expressed rejection over the parliamentary proposal to force expatriates to buy medicines from state pharmacies. Vice-President of Kuwait Teachers Society and Psychiatric Consultant in the Faculty of Medicine at Kuwait University Dr Sulaiman Al- Khodari said Kuwait is limited by the …

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