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Bid to smuggle ‘ration’ foiled

KUWAIT CITY, May 22: An expatriate was arrested at Salmi border checkpoint for attempting to smuggle out of the country food items that are subsidized by the Government of Kuwait. According to sources from Salmi Customs, inspectors were given strict instructions to carefully inspect items taken out of the country …

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‘Ration items cost govt KD178m’

KUWAIT CITY, March 5: Minister of Commerce and Industry and State Minister for Youth Affairs Khalid Al-Rawdan has confirmed continuous development of the food security system, while the training of youths to prepare them to enter the labor market is one of the government’s priorities, reports Al-Shahid daily. Al-Rawdan disclosed …

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Bid to smuggle ‘ration’ food by an Egyptian foiled

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 7: Customs officers at the Salmi border post have arrested an unidentified Egyptian for attempting to smuggle out of the country subsidized foodstuff, reports Al-Rai daily. During interrogation the man said he bought the foodstuff from an open makeshift market in Jleeb Al- Shuyoukh. He also said …

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Iranian held with ‘ration’ food

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11: An Iranian expatriate was arrested for attempting to smuggle state-subsidized soaps and other foodstuff to Iran. According to sources, Customs offi cers at Doha Port were inspecting the luggage of passengers departing to Iran when they came across cartons of soaps and other commodities which are …

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Ration food in basement – Items resold as other brands

KUWAIT CITY, April 17: Personnel from the Consumer Protection Department at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, in coordination with the Ministry of Interior recently raided the basement of a residential building in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh and confiscated tons of subsidized foodstuffs, reports Al-Rai daily. Undersecretary for Commercial Supervision and Consumer …

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