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MP presses queries on KIA hires – Renewed focus on diplomas

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 8: MP Omar Al-Tabtabaei has submitted questions to Minister of Finance Nayef Al-Hajraf about the principles, rules and regulations in appointing Kuwaitis at Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) and its administrative board or outside as board members in companies where KIA owns shares. The lawmaker requested for copies …

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Total number of unemployed Kuwaitis reaches 11,741

GMRP secures appointments for 7,704,  and 7,823 Kuwaitis in govt and private sectors respectively KUWAIT CITY, July 19: The number of Kuwaiti jobseekers enrolled in the Government and Manpower Restructuring Program (GMRP) who do not work currently, or receive pension or enrolled in educational institutions reached 241 in June, bringing …

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Expats with non-specialised skills won’t be given work in govt sector

CSC should implement unification of salary scale: MP KUWAIT CITY, July 9: Parliament’s Committee for Replacement and Employment Crisis MP Khalil Al-Saleh affirmed that the committee will extract information from the backyards of the concerned authorities in terms of the employment file, reports Al-Rai daily. He revealed about the establishment …

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Hiring expats in Oil sans aptitude test ‘dangerous precedent’

KUWAIT CITY, July 7: The Labor Union at Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) condemned the statement issued by Minister of Oil, Electricity and Water Bakheet Al-Rasheedi about recruiting expatriates in the oil sector without taking an aptitude test, while Kuwaitis are required to take aptitude tests which include the English language …

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309,644 civilian employed in the public sector, says CSC

Contract extended for supplying health service to retirees KUWAIT CITY, July 5: Recent Civil Service Commission (CSC) statistics place the total number of civilian workers in public sector since the beginning of July at 309,644, of which 231,408 are Kuwaitis covering 74.73 percent of the figure, reports Al-Qabas daily. It …

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MP announces privatizing petrol stations for SMEs entrepreneurs

Municipality allocates 9 areas for mobile food carts KUWAIT CITY, July 4: Member of the parliamentary Committee for Improving the Business Environment MP Ahmad Al-Fadhli has announced the start of privatizing petrol stations for small and medium entrepreneurs, reports Al-Rai daily. Al-Fadhli pointed out this came after addressing obstacles found …

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1,431 expat staff terminated from public sector jobs in 2nd qtr of ’18

MoE has the highest number of civil employees KUWAIT CITY, July 3: A total of 1,431 expatriate employees were terminated from their jobs in the public sector during the second quarter of 2018. Therefore, the total number of expatriate employees whose services were terminated since the beginning of 2018 reached …

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6,000 job applications submitted will be handled as per agreement

‘Refusing offered jobs that match their qualifications will be frozen’ KUWAIT CITY, July 3: About 6,000 job applications submitted to the Civil Service Commission (CSC) will be handled in line with an agreement between CSC and the Parliament’s Replacement Committee, reports Al-Rai daily quoting informed sources from CSC. They revealed …

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Bid to generate jobs for Kuwaitis – ‘Establish public companies, privatize their administration’

KUWAIT CITY, July 2: MP Khalil Al-Saleh has suggested establishing public companies and privatizing their administration as a way of generating job opportunities for Kuwaitis in the private sector, reports Al-Rai daily. Al-Saleh also confirmed that the Job Crisis and Employee Replacement Committee in the Parliament has completed its report …

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‘Govt allocated funds for 90,500 jobs for expatriates in ministries’ – New T4 opens July 25

KUWAIT CITY, July 2: In contrast to the trend and the government announced plans to recruit Kuwaitis in ministries and various government agencies, an official document which is obtained by the daily showed the government allocated funds for 90,500 jobs for non-Kuwaitis in ministries and government institutions by increasing about …

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