Thursday , December 13 2018

Tag Archives: subsidy

‘Private sector will not pay national labor subsidy’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 1: Reports being circulated about assigning the private sector the responsibility of paying national labor subsidy are incorrect, reports Al-Anba daily quoting informed sources. They affirmed that the government has no intention to obligate the private sector to deal with the budget allocated for paying subsidy to …

Read More »

‘30,000 private sector Kuwaiti workers benefit from subsidy’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 29: The number of beneficiaries of the Cabinet’s decision to increase the subsidy for Kuwaiti private sector employees who hold secondary, intermediate and lower certificates reached 30,000, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting sources. Sources affirmed the transactions are being prepared by employees at the Manpower and Government Restructuring …

Read More »

3 Asians caught selling subsidized foodstuff

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24: The Farwaniya police have arrested three Asians for selling subsidized foodstuffs. They were caught in the vicinity of a garbage dump in Khaitan, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, the suspects took to their heels when they saw the police vehicle approaching leaving behind their goods, …

Read More »

Ration in July reaches KD 17 mln

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 29: Ministry of Commerce and Industry has provided ration of several commodities worth KD 17 million in the month of July, which is 12 percent less than the previous month, reports Al-Rai daily. The basic commodities that were distributed through the ration card for the month were …

Read More »

More ration food items seized

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 28: Customs officers at the Salmi border post have confiscated large quantities of subsidized foodstuffs, including milk powder, oil, rice, tomato paste and others, reports Al- Anba daily. The daily added, the contraband was found hidden beneath the goods in a truck which was on its way …

Read More »

Customs foils bid to smuggle cigarettes & subsidized food

 KUWAIT CITY, Feb 10: A large quantity of cigarettes which was being smuggled to Saudi Arabia from Kuwait was confiscated at Salmi border checkpoint. According to sources, Salmi customs officers were on alert based on instructions from Salmi Customs Supervisor Mater Al-Saeedi and were inspecting everyone who passed through …

Read More »

Strict measures taken to curb smuggling of subsidized food

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 23: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry called on the concerned monitoring bodies to take stricter measures to prevent smuggling of subsidized commodities after discovering that a large quantity of these commodities are being sold in other countries, reports Al-Qabas daily. The ministry pointed out that the …

Read More »

Ministry to intensify drive against selling of subsidized commodities – Monitoring teams foil attempts to sell stock feeds

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 28: Assistant Undersecretary for Commercial Monitoring and Consumer Protection in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry Eid Al-Rushaidi has affirmed that the ministry is fighting against the sale of food rations or subsidized commodities, stressing the ministry is on the lookout for those violations, reports Al-Shahed daily. …

Read More »

Subsidy phase-out by 2020 proposed

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 20: The government may decide to repeal all forms of subsidy by March 2020 if it implements the remaining aspects of the recommendations contained in the report of Ernst &Young, which the Ministry of Finance assigned to prepare the roadmap for subsidy reform, reports Arab Times daily. …

Read More »

‘No other subsidy to be lifted’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 14: Undersecretary of Ministry of Finance Khalifa Hamada has affirmed that, “No other subsidy will be lifted soon, as the government will be holding discussions about its reforms”. In a press statement he issued during the ninth meeting of the Treasurers of Middle East and Africa, which …

Read More »
Translate »