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Parliament Speaker calls meeting to discuss increase in fuel prices – ‘Prospect of emergency session very slim’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 27: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al- Ghanim said on Tuesday that he has invited the government and MPs to a meeting next week to discuss the rise in fuel prices. “The Parliament seeks to protect citizens and ensure that they remain unaffected by the increase in fuel …

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Fuel prices reset for October

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 23: Ministry of Finance has set the new price of diesel and other types of fuel for October, indicating a liter of kerosene and diesel will be sold for 100 fils, and 105 fils for Octane (95), 165 fils for Ultra (octane 98) and 95 fils for …

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MPs demand urgent debate – Emergency session on petrol sought

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 22: Despite the political analysts’ prediction of its failure, the parliamentary request for an emergency session to discuss the government’s decision to lift petrol subsidies reached the required number of signatories and has been officially submitted to Parliament Speaker Marzouq Al- Ghanim. MP Ahmed Al-Qudhaibi, who prepared …

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New transport fares approval draws complaints, reactions – ‘No commodities price hike’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 20: Ministry of Interior’s approval of the new fares for taxis and public transport has drawn complaints and reactions among citizens and expatriates. In this context, Citizen Hamad Al-Dhufairi said he expected the raise in airport taxis not to exceed 250 fils or 500 fils since the …

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‘Petrol price hike has negative impact’ – MP discloses intent to grill Anas Al-Saleh

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 18: The government took advantage of the Parliament recess and raised the prices of petrol, MP Faisal Al-Kandari said Sunday while disclosing his intention to submit an interpellation motion against Minister of Finance and acting Minister of Oil Anas Al-Saleh.’ He clarified the interpellation will take place …

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MPs warn over government ties

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 14: Lawmakers have warned that the relationship between the Parliament and the government might turn sour if the latter does not accept their demands regarding the gasoline price hike. MP Abdullah Al-Turaiji pointed out the relationship between the two authorities will be determined by the government’s way …

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Most MPs oppose move to increase petrol rates – Assembly panels to discuss issue in Oct

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 11: The lifting of petrol subsidy issue is attracting wide attention, notably in the social level which reflects the political scene especially the National Assembly as most lawmakers have expressed support for calls to oppose this move, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. Sources said the Governmental Subsidies …

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Take their cars, MP says in petrol tug-of-war

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 6: MP Saleh Ashour has called for withdrawal of cars granted to ministers, MPs and other State officials in solidarity with the citizens on the issue of lifting petrol subsidies. The lawmaker pointed out that if the government does not rescind its decision to increase the prices …

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MP faults timing of fuel price hike – Legislator voices concern on demographics

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 2: MP Khalil Abdullah says the government decision to raise the price of fuel was wrong in terms of timing and arrangement. He noted the government decision is unplanned and not based on economic studies which means it should have looked for alternatives to ensure the citizens …

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‘Stop free fuel cards given to ministers, MPs’ – MP calls on govt to present alternative to compensate citizens

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 2: In an attempt to subside public disappointment toward the parliamentary slackness in tackling the decision concerning fuel price increase, MP Faisal Al-Shaya has requested that free fuel cards given to ministers, MPs, members of the Municipal Council and officials in the State agencies, its institutions and …

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