Entry for MoE workers only
KUWAIT CITY, Sept 11: The Ministry of Interior has announced that public school teachers residing in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will be allowed to enter Kuwait through Nuwaiseeb border starting from Sept 12, reports Al-Qabas daily. Following are the regulations on the entry of the above mentioned teachers: 1. Entry is permitted during official working days from Sunday to Thursday in the morning (5:30 am to 7:30 am). 2. These teachers must present proof that they are working under the Kuwaiti Ministry of Education. 3. Entry is restricted to teachers working at the Kuwaiti Ministry of Education only, with the exception of the driver of the vehicle transporting them (private driver – a relative). 4. They must present proof that they got two doses of any of the corona vaccines approved by Kuwait — printed vaccination document or through the applications ‘immunity – my identity – Tawakkalna’.
Nod to MoE request
The Council of Ministers has approved the request of the Ministry of Education to facilitate the entry of workers in the private educational sector and their families who are stranded abroad, as the country prepares for the 2021-2022 scholastic year, reports Al-Qabas daily. Informed sources said that the government has officially informed the Ministry of Education that the workers in the private educational sector and their families will be given entry visas, with a commitment to follow health protocol and preventive measures and procedures of the Ministry of Health in force. The sources stated that the Ministerial Committee for Corona Emergencies, at its 63/2021 meeting, reviewed the request of the Education Ministry to facilitate the entry of workers in the private educational sector and their families into the country with the approval of the Council of Ministers to take the necessary action in this regard. The Environment Public Authority, meanwhile, in a memorandum of understanding signed with the National Fund for Small and Medium Enterprises Development has called on the SMEs (small and medium enterprises) owners to participate in recycling projects, reports Al-Qabas daily.