Maids recruitment company declared before Dec end; Pornographic comics banned

KUWAIT: Kuwait Investment Authority recently received authorizations form relevant authorities concerning the establishment of a shareholding company to bring and hire domestic laborers, said MP Kamel Al-Awadhi, noting that the company would be declared by the end of December 2015.

Comics banned
MP Fares Al-Otaibi said that he had spoken with the information minister about comics containing pornographic material that were reportedly displayed at the Kuwait International Book Fair. The lawmaker said that the minister told him that the images circulating on social media were taken from comics that did arrive but were banned and withdrawn before display. He added the images were leaked to social media.

Educational difficulties
The parliament’s committee for the special needs’ affairs is currently working on adding people with educational difficulties to beneficiaries of the disability law, said the deputy chairman MP Madhi Al-Hajri.

Expat technicians
The parliament’s budgets and final statements committee yesterday met with the Minister of Awqaf Yaqoub Al-Sane to discuss his ministry’s final statement and the report made by the State Audit Bureau for the fiscal year 2014-2015. The committee also inquired about hiring expatriate information technology technicians, leaving ‘long queues’ of Kuwaiti IT specialists unemployed.

By A Saleh

This article was published on 30/11/2015