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‘New firm to provide insurance for Egyptian workers in Kuwait’

KUWAIT CITY, July 15: Director General of Misr Insurance Company in Kuwait Dr Diaa Abduljalil said the company will provide new insurance service for Egyptians working in the country, indicating the death benefit for the insured is KD 2,000 after paying very cheap premium. Speaking to the daily, Abduljalil disclosed …

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‘Rise in health fees on expat visitors implemented’

insuKUWAIT CITY, July 3: Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi disclosed the increase in fees for health services to visiting expatriates will be effective from July 2017, reports Al-Rai daily. Al-Harbi had announced earlier an important meeting was to be held after the Eid Al-Fitr holidays with the ministry’s Council …

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Imposing health service charges on expats right of the State

Health insurance fees for visit visa should not be more than KD 10: MP KUWAIT CITY, June 17: MPs have urged the Health Ministry to ensure that its plan to increase fees for health services offered to expatriates — almost the same as the private sector — will not be …

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Hike in health charges for expats inching closer for implementation

KUWAIT CITY, June 10: The increase in health charges for expatriates is inching closer towards implementation after being postponed from its mid-February deadline. Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi said he will meet the Council of Undersecretaries of the ministry immediately after the Eid Al-Fitr holidays to discuss the issue. …

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No to medical tourism – DGCA ‘developing’ plan to avoid congestion at airport

KUWAIT CITY, May 16: Director General of Directorate General for Civil Aviation (DGCA) Yousef Al-Fawzan says the administration is facing a great challenge this year during summer, as the preparations for this year are completely different from previous years. He explained that the DGCA has to manage four seasonal occasions …

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Health insurance for visit lays on sponsor

KUWAIT CITY, April 30: MP Khalil Al-Saleh revealed that he has presented a request for expediting discussions concerning charges of medical services offered to visitors of Kuwait which has been part of the Parliament’s agenda, reports Al-Rai daily. He said the government approved the proposal when it was with the …

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GTD ponders KD2 fine daily for not renewing insurance

KUWAIT CITY, April 24: Senior officials from the General Traffic Department say records show there are about 115,000 vehicles whose insurance has not been renewed, reports Al-Rai daily. The General Traffic Department said one of the proposals to get rid of this phenomenon is by slapping KD 2 fine for …

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‘Enforce decision to up charges of medical services offered to expats’

MP Al-Saleh appeals to Health Minister Al-Harbi KUWAIT CITY, April 5: MP Khalil Al-Saleh has urged Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi to expedite enforcement of the decision to increase the charges of medical services offered to expatriates, as the delay in the enforcement is arousing many questions, reports Al-Rai …

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Health pros divided over intents to up medical charges for expats – ‘Medical charges should match salaries of most expatriates’

KUWAIT CITY, April 2: The talk of the town has been about the financial burden imposed by expatriates on the country’s health sector. However, expatriates have been paying for annual health insurance ranging between KD 30 and KD 50 each, reports Al-Qabas daily. Therefore, the total amount paid by expatriates …

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Decision to hike medicine prices for expats on track

KUWAIT CITY, March 29: Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al- Harbi affirmed that the decision to increase the charges of medical services offered to expatriates will be enforced, stressing that there is no intention to retract that decision, reports Al-Rai daily. He said the decision will be enforced following completion …

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