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Tag Archives: Kuwaitization

Foreign missions assigned to only Kuwaitis: Ministry

KFAS committed to refugee edu program KUWAIT CITY, Jan 20, (KUNA): All staff at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs are Kuwaiti citizens and they are solely tasked with missions abroad, a ministry official source said on Saturday. The official source, in a statement, was reacting to an unclear report published …

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LEGISLATION SOON ON REPLACEMENT OF EXPATRIATES – 12,000 Kuwaitis on public sector ‘wait’

Panel briefed on issues concerning military, Kuwait 2035 Vision KUWAIT CITY, Jan 17: Around 12,000 citizens are on the public sector jobs waiting list; while expatriate workers are considered vital to some sections in the ministries of Health and Education, says member of the parliamentary Kuwaitization and Employment Committee MP …

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‘Fatwa’ marks first in Kuwaitization – Expats informed of termination

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 15: The Fatwa and Legislation Department has become the first government institution to adhere to full Kuwaitization of government with a 100 percent rate, reports Al-Qabas daily. The Head of the Department, Counselor Salah Al-Masa’ad has issued a decision to terminate the services of all legal foreign …

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Kuwait flour mills to employ 113 Kuwaitis

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 15:  Kuwait Flour Mills and Bakeries Company announced the names of 113 male and female citizens for employment, reports Al-Rai daily. The list of jobs reserved for the citizens include marketing researcher, public relations officer, data entry operator, bill processor, car electrician, chemical researcher, accountant, auditor, sales …

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Finance budgets for expat layoffs – Figures sought on Kuwaitization, indemnities

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 14: An official document which has been released by the government says Kuwaitization begins with the Ministry of Finance, reports Al-Anba daily. The document addressed the ministries and government agencies to coordinate with the Civil Service Commission to prepare a list of the number of expatriate staff …

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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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