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Tag Archives: Kuwaitization

Ban on Expats under 30 yrs

Ban on recruitment of expats below 30 years of age for degree holders. Kindly clarify the rule will affect existing engineers in Kuwait. Name withheld Answer: That proposal has since been shelved with the explanation that more study is needed to determine whether it will be resurrected or completely abandoned. …

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Proposal approved for 17,000 jobs for Kuwaitis to replace expats in private sector

KUWAIT CITY: Secretary General of the Government and Manpower Restructuring Program (GMRP) Fawzi Al-Magdali disclosed that proposal to increase the rate of national personnel in private sector to create job opportunities for 17,000 Kuwaitis in place of expatriates has been approved. He affirmed the new percentage will not exceed 75 …

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MPs letter 8 agencies on expat hires – Who … why?

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 1: The Employment and Replacement Committee of the National Assembly has begun its work by sending letters to eight government agencies asking for the number of expatriates employed, the nature of their work, the mechanism that was adopted while appointing them, the terms and conditions of the …

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New law for Kuwaitis working in private sector – Move to attract citizens

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 1: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al- Sabeeh revealed that the new law regarding the percent of Kuwaiti workers in the private sector will be issued within the first quarter of 2018, reports Aljarida daily. She stressed that the …

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17,000 citizens currently unemployed – Kuwaitis observing dangerous phenomenon

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 28: Kuwaitis are observing a dangerous phenomenon, which is alien to the country, in view of recent official statistics indicating some 17,000 citizens are currently unemployed; not counting an average of 30,000 fresh graduates produced annually, reports Al-Anba daily. Statistics revealed that new graduates now battle the …

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Additional budget received to replace expatriates with Kuwaitis

Finance ministry requests all to stick to allocated budgets KUWAIT CITY, Dec 28: There has been an increase in the correspondences between a number of state institutions and Ministry of Finance, requesting for additional budget to cover the expense of replacing expatriate employees with citizens, reports Al-Anba daily quoting informed …

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Govt must stick to Kuwaitization – MP

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 26: Chairman of the parliamentary Replacement and Employment Committee MP Khalil Al-Saleh has warned against the non-application of the Kuwaitization policy in ministries and other government bodies, reports Al-Rai daily. In a press statement, Al-Saleh urged the ministers not to depend on expatriate consultants in laying down …

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Kuwaitization panel to chart course – No law needed to introduce VAT: MP

EXPAT HIRES IN GOVERNMENT SECTOR RAISE IRE KUWAIT CITY, Dec 23: Member of the Kuwaitization and Employment Committee of the National Assembly, MP Khalil Al-Saleh revealed the committee will meet next Monday to chalk out its future strategy. He said the nod from the Parliament to his request to form …

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Terminate services of 70 non-Kuwaiti employees – CSC to Municipality

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 21: Civil Service Commission (CSC) has requested Kuwait Municipality to terminate the services of 70 non-Kuwaiti employees, reports Al-Qabas daily. In a letter sent to Municipality, the Director of Budget and Job Organization Department at CSC Aisha Al-Mutawa stated that CSC has reported there are 70 non- …

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4,512 registered Kuwaitis still not working: statistics

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 21: Statistics issued by Manpower and Government Restructuring Program (MGRP) has revealed about 4,512 Kuwaiti holders of degree and diploma certificates who have applied for jobs since more than six months and are still not working, receiving pension or enrolled in any of the educational institutions in …

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