Tag: expats in kuwait

Terminate the services of 150 expatriate

February 6, 2018

The Ministry of Interior will terminate the contracts of 150 expatriate employees and replace them with Kuwaitis in line with the directive of the Civil Service Commission (CSC) in this regard, reports Al-Rai daily.

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Panel rejects imposition of expat remittance tax

January 30, 2018

The parliamentary Legislative and Legal Affairs Committee on Monday unanimously rejected the proposal to impose tax on remittances of expatriates because it is unconstitutional.

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7 articles issued for the dismissal of foreigners to leave the country

January 28, 2018

His Excellency the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah has issued a ministerial decision on the rules for the dismissal of foreigners who have not obtained residence permits or whose residence permits expired and the resolution stipulated the following:

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17,000 jobs for Kuwaitis in place of expats

January 10, 2018

Secretary General of the Government and Manpower Restructuring Program (GMRP) Fawzi Al-Magdali disclosed that proposal to increase the rate of national personnel in private sector to create job opportunities for 17,000 Kuwaitis in place of expatriates has been approved.

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Remittances from expats in Kuwait hit 4520400000 KWD

January 3, 2018

Remittances from expatriates in Kuwait amounted to $15.3 billion in 2016, said the Statistical Centre for the Cooperation Council for the Arab Countries of the Gulf (GCC-Stat) in report.

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51.8 percent of expats are illiterates in Kuwait

December 17, 2017

Al-Kandari highlighted the negative impact of population imbalance on national security and stability of the society.

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Procedure completed to replace expats

December 11, 2017

Director of Fatwa and Legislation Department Advisor Salah Al-Mesad said the sector has completed procedures to replace expatriates with Kuwaitis in administrative positions. He requested Civil Service Commission (CSC) to nominate Kuwaitis for employment in three disciplines, reports Al-Qabas daily.

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Travel ban of 141,458 Expatriates and Kuwaitis

December 10, 2017

A total of 141,458 people (Kuwaitis and expatriates) were barred from travel during the first nine months of 2017 according to the Statistics and Research Department of the Ministry of Justice.

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Ban renting of private houses to expatriates

December 4, 2017

A number of real-estate experts expressed their objection to the request made by the Real Estate Association to ban expatriates from renting private houses, insisting that such a request does not have any legal bases, reports Al-Rai daily.

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Permanent residence for expats spending 30 years in Kuwait

November 23, 2017

Several MPs are gradually coming up to the idea of granting permanent residence to expatriates spending 30 years in Kuwait, amid growing concern about the current demographic imbalance, and issue of marginal workers and visa trade.

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