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Tag Archives: Kuwaitization

KPC and subsidiaries have started implementing Kuwaitization policy – 90-95 pct Kuwaiti employees eyed

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 12: Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) and its subsidiaries have started implementing the Kuwaitization policy in terms of reducing the number of expatriate employees with the aim of increasing the number of Kuwaiti employees to 90-95 percent, reports Al-Anba daily. According to an official statistics, the oil sector …

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303,819 ‘employees’ in all state institutions as of beginning of Oct

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 4: The total number of employees in all state institutions is 303,819 including 223,658 citizens and 80,161 expatriates as of beginning of October 2017, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to a statistics issued by the Civil Service Commission (CSC), the number of employees in all state institutions during …

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Minister adopts strategy to implement policy of replacing foreigners in judiciary

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 18: Will the Kuwaitization of the government sector succeed this time in line with the decision that was taken last week? This is the question, reports Al-Qabas daily. Ten years ago, specifically in 2007, a similar decision was issued by the former Minister of Social Affairs and …

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CSC changes policy concept of replacing expats in govt sector – Aim to provide job opportunities for Kuwaiti citizens

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 31: The Civil Service Commission (CSC) chaired by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Anas Al-Saleh in June, issued a decision based on a study carried out by the CSC to change the concept of the policy of replacing expatriates in the government sector by …

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Kuwaitization policy to cost KD 1bn each year

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 31: The country will spend around KD 1 billion or $3.3 billion every year for the implementation of the Kuwaitization policy. Government document stating that the above mentioned amount will be used for narrowing the gap between salaries of Kuwaitis and expatriates. The document disclosed the average …

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Plan set to replace 85,000 private sector expatriates – Services, finance, management eyed

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 30: Secretary General of Manpower and Government Restructuring Program (MGRP) Fawzi Al-Majdali revealed a fiveyear plan to replace 85,000 expatriate employees of the private sector with Kuwaiti citizens. He explained that the plan will target jobs related to administrative affairs, human resources, public relations, reception and customer …

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MP bids to ‘Gazette’ expat hires – Safa Al-Hashem vows salt on wound of joblessness

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 23: MP Waleed Tabtabaei has submitted a bill on publishing the names of expatriates appointed to public sector jobs in the official gazette. He proposed adding a paragraph in Article 15 of Civil Service Law No. 15/1979 to read as follows: “Names of non-Kuwaitis employed in public …

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‘Demand for jobs in govt sector hits all-time peak’

‘Wafra, Al-Zour citizens deserve comp’ KUWAIT CITY, Aug 22: The Central Employment Agency at the Civil Service Commission (CSC) has revealed that the number of unemployed citizens, who are looking for jobs in government agencies and are registered in the agency, has reached 7,316 as of Sunday, reports Aljarida daily …

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Isn’t it time to ‘bring back’ expats to our govt sectors? – Organizations need wider experience

Today all top officials and boards of government-owned organizations and companies are headed by Kuwaitis. Even the board members are Kuwaitis. This has been the situation since 1992 based on the “Kuwaitization” policy for replacing expatriates with citizens. As a result, our organizations do not seem to be running efficiently …

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Number of applicants for private sector jobs increases: statistics

Fate of MGRP and PAM on merger to be decided this week KUWAIT CITY, July 16: Statistics issued by the Manpower and Government Restructuring Program (MGRP) reveal an increase in the number of individuals seeking jobs in the private sector, reports Al-Qabas daily. As of end of 2016, the rate …

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