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Progress achieved in reducing expats’ numbers, recruitment of skilled, qualified labor: Minister

Meetings soon to discuss new decisions “that will lead to further progress” KUWAIT: Progress has been made towards adjusting Kuwait’s demography, reducing the number of expats and regulating the recruitment…

Harbi becomes first Kuwaiti doctor with hip arthroscopy certificate

BRUSSELS: The Erasme University Hospital in the Belgian capital Brussels presented Kuwaiti doctor Hussein Al-Harbi with a certificate in hip arthroscopy, the first ever for a Kuwaiti surgeon. Kuwait sends…

MP demands referring grilling report to public prosecution

KUWAIT: MP Abdulwahab Al-Babtain demanded referring a report made by the ministerial committee formed after grilling Oil Minister Bakheet Al-Rasheedi to the public prosecution, especially with the presence of suspicions…

Prime Minister chairs Supreme Petroleum Council meeting

Cabinet discusses removing obstacles in housing city project KUWAIT: His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah chaired the Supreme Petroleum Council’s meeting, held at Bayan Palace yesterday.…

Limak Kuwait, Sabah Al-Ahmad Center to establish Kuwait Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center

To promote entrepreneurship, enable development of innovative technologies for youth KUWAIT: Under the patronage of the Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and Minister of State for Economic Affairs Hind…

Worker critically injured in fall

KUWAIT: A worker fell from a crane in industrial Amghara. Jahra fire station responded and rescued the man, who was found to be in a critical condition. Paramedics rushed the…

Dhaman’s health insurance for expats to cause shift in health services’ quality: Company CEO

Awqaf ministry officials suspended pending investigation in corruption charges KUWAIT: Kuwait will witness a shift in the quality of health services once the responsibility of expats’ mandatory health insurance is…

3-month visit visas

KUWAIT: Interior Ministry Assistant Undersecretary for National and Passport Affairs Maj Gen Faisal Al-Nawaf issued a circular granting wives and children of expats visit visas of three months instead of…

Lawmaker vows to oppose ouster of convicted MPs

KUWAIT: Opposition lawmaker Majed Al-Mutairi said yesterday he will totally oppose any attempt to revoke the Assembly membership of opposition MPs Jamaan Al-HArbash and Waleed Al-Tabtabaei, who have been sentenced…

No anesthesia without explanation

KUWAIT: Health Minister Sheikh Dr Basel Al-Sabah issued yesterday a decision to prohibit any surgical intervention without the explanation of complications that may occur when anesthesia is used. The decision…

Kuwaiti Embassy issues instructions to citizens visiting Iraq

BAGHDAD: Kuwait Embassy in Baghdad issued on Sunday a number of instructions to Kuwaiti citizens wishing to visit religious shrines in Iraq during the Arabic month of Muharram. The embassy…

Kuwait, Jordan relations reaching new levels: Jordanian speaker

Jordanian PM says Arab central banks can avert economic threats AMMAN: Speaker of Jordan’s House of Representatives Atef Tarawneh affirmed yesterday that the bilateral ties between Kuwait and Jordan are…

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