Twitter Removes Blue Tick from Kuwaiti Ministries and Agencies

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KUWAIT CITY, April 22: The “blue tick” authentication mark has been removed from a number of Twitter accounts, including those of several government entities, due to the Twitter company’s new policy of removing the mark from accounts obtained through the old system. The blue tick is now only available for $8 a month.

Twitter has also removed the blue ticks from “state media” and “government-funded media” from the accounts of media organizations worldwide, reports Al Rai. Among the entities affected are all ministries in Kuwait, except for the Ministry of Interior and Ministry of Electricity, which are subscribers who paid for the blue mark. The Government Communication Center in Kuwait and Kuwait News Agency, as well as most other government agencies, have lost the blue tick authentication mark.

Following are list of government agencies who lost blue tick

Oil Ministry
Ministry of Information
Ministry of Health
The Ministry of Public Works
Ministry of Education
Ministry of Higher Education
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Endowments
Ministry of Justice
Ministry of Commerce
Ministry of Finance
Communications Commission
Kuwait Municipality
Residential Care Foundation
Army Staff Presidency
Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)
Government Communication Centre
Kuwait University
Civil Information Authority
Manpower Authority
Road Authority
Sports Authority
Disabled Authority
Petroleum Corporation
Environment Agency

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