Tag Archives: Kuwaitization

12,776 Kuwaitis received jobs in the last five months, says MGRP

Al-Jarrah lauds employees efforts in issuing electronic passports KUWAIT CITY, June 9: Statistics issued by Manpower and Government Restructuring Program (MGRP) reveal that a total of 12,776 Kuwaiti citizens received employment in the last five months including 6,893 citizens in the private sector and 5,883 in the public sector, reports …

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Panel told of increase in expats terminations early next month

KUWAIT CITY, June 6: Civil Service Commission (CSC) has informed Parliament’s Replacement Committee about an increase in the number of expatriate employees in the public sector to be terminated, which will reach 3,140 early next month, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to informed sources, the replacement policy is working based on …

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Employment for the sake of politicians not the right way

‘Replacement’ should take criterion of performance KUWAIT CITY, June 4: Politicians have stressed on the importance of taking into account the issue of employment replacement so as not to reflect on the achievements of state institutions, reports Annahar daily. They said employment just for the sake of interest of some …

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‘Promulgation of law has reduced number of non-productive expats’

National workforce in private sector increases KUWAIT CITY, June 2: Chairman of the Replacement and Employment Committee, of the National Assembly MP Khalil Al-Saleh, said the Committee will meet on Sunday) to discuss the issue of about 10,000 jobless Kuwaitis, who are holding high school certificates and below and are …

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‘Replacing expat teachers with Kuwaitis is realistic’

‘More females teaching sciences’ KUWAIT CITY, May 28: The idea of replacing expatriate teachers with Kuwaitis seems realistic now more than ever, seeing the current number of Kuwaiti female teachers, which is enough in achieving the replacement plan, reports Al-Rai daily. As per a memo sent by Ministry of Education …

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Not enough qualified Kuwaitis to boot expats in public sector

58% Kuwaitis refuse to work in private sector KUWAIT CITY, May 20: Replacing the expatriate workers in the public sector will be difficult due to shortage of Kuwaitis to fill positions as per the president of the Civil Services Commission. Ahmad Al-Jassar said there are 78,317 expats working in government …

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French consulting firm warns against MGRP & PAM merger

KUWAIT CITY, May 20: The French consulting firm, which is considering the merger of the Manpower and Government Restructuring Program (MGRP) with the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM), has warned of the strain it will put on the state budget, due to the existence of several differences between the two …

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MGRP prepares plan to employ only Kuwaitis in govt contracts

KUWAIT CITY, May 12: The data and information requested by the so-called Replacement Committee of the National Assembly has been completed by the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM), the Central Statistics Bureau and the General Secretariat of the Supreme Council for Planning and Development, while the Manpower and Government Restructuring …

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Credit Bank implements 96 pct of Kuwaitization policy

‘Give priority to national products’ KUWAIT CITY, May 7: The Credit Bank of Kuwait affirmed that its top management strongly supports and encourage the national manpower by implementing the expatriate replacement policy (Kuwaitization). He added the bank has attained 96 percent Kuwaitization in its various branches and administration, reports Al-Rai …

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Parliament panel receives statement on termination of 1,000 expatriates

Annual cost of expat children’s education costs over $270 mln KUWAIT CITY, May 6: Parliament’s Replacement Committee has received statements from some governmental institutions concerning the termination of nearly 1,000 expatriate employees of the public sector from July 1, reports Al- Rai daily. According to a report prepared based on …

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