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Premier meets Iraqi counterpart

KUWAIT: His Highness Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al- Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah met at Bayan Palace yesterday the visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi. During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations…

Amir’s speech shows domestic, regional priorities: Speaker

KUWAIT: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem believes His Highness the Amir’s Sunday night speech marking Ramadan’s last 10 days highlighted Kuwait’s domestic and regional priorities. His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad…

Cabinet applauds Amir’s Ramadan speech

KUWAIT: The Kuwaiti Cabinet yesterday heaped praise on the speech delivered by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Sunday on the occasion of the last ten…

Lawmaker slams KPC over plans to hire expats

KUWAIT: MP Faisal Al-Kandari criticized Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) for reportedly fielding job offers for expatriates at a time when thousands of Kuwaitis remain in the unemployment line. “What is…

Cabinet deeply admires Amir’s conciliation efforts

Ministers discuss recommendation on plans for Kuwaiti islands, Silk City KUWAIT: The Cabinet at the weekly regular session yesterday expressed deep appreciation for His Highness the Amir’s relentless efforts to…

2017-18 budget income at KD 13.3 billion: Minister

KUWAIT: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Anas Al-Saleh said yesterday that the total state income of fiscal year 2017-18 is estimated at KD 13.3 billion (some $43.9 billion)…

Assembly raises annual leave in private sector

KUWAIT: The National Assembly yesterday approved amendments to the labor law in the private sector in which it practically increased the annual leave for employees in the private and the…

Cabinet hails gaining UNSC seat as historic achievement

KUWAIT: The Cabinet, during the regular session held on Sunday, welcomed electing State of Kuwait to occupy a non-permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council for a two-year-term starting…

NA panel: KAC must be a state-held authority

KUWAIT: The National Assembly financial and economic affairs committee yesterday approved a draft law stipulating that Kuwait Airways will be a state-held authority, practically rejecting efforts in the past few…

Kuwait to maintain policy of moderation: foreign minister

NEW YORK: First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah affirmed on Friday that Kuwait would spare no effort for maintaining its “pre-emptive policy of moderation…

MP questions Finance Minister over Areva

KUWAIT: Deputy Speaker MP Issa Al-Kundari yesterday questioned the Finance Minister about why Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) did not pull out of French company Areva despite massive losses of its…

Admit bedoons in public schools: Assembly panel

Tabtabaei inquires how Fali entered Kuwait KUWAIT: The National Assembly committee for bedoons or stateless people yesterday approved a proposal calling to allow children of bedoons who were counted in…

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