Tag: expats

Expats suffering from Cancer, Diabetes, High BP ..etc, will no longer be able to obtain residencies in Kuwait

March 11, 2018

The stepfeed.com quoting the Al-Watan e-newspaper said expatriates who suffer from cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure and several other diseases although not contagious will no longer be able to obtain residencies in Kuwait.

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Soon, expats would not be allowed to have more than one car

February 21, 2018

Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs at the Ministry of Interior Major-General Fahd Al- Shuwea said a decision will soon be issued to prevent expatriates from owning more than one vehicle.

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KWD 12000.000 per month

February 20, 2018

Is it a misfortune of the part of a company, or did an expatriate reaped a ‘fortune’ when he signed a contract with a company, or is it a human error as usual for which a high price was paid, reports Al-Anba daily. This is a story of a foreign worker who signed a contract with a company.

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Deadlines end to expatriate hiring of ‘under-30’ college grads

January 22, 2018

The Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) set July 1, 2018 as the date for implementing the decision to stop the recruitment of expatriates who hold university certificates and are below 30 years old, reports Al-Rai daily.

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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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650 arrested in New Year Holidays

January 3, 2018

Kuwaiti authorities arrested at least 650 criminals and handled 53 cases related to drugs and alcohol during the New Year’s holiday, Kuwait’s interior ministry said on Tuesday, according to KUNA.

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10000 KD fine and penalties for hiring illegal expats

December 28, 2017

Official spokesperson of the Public Authority for Manpower Aseel Al-Mazya has called on all employers to abide by the law, warning that stiff penalties will be imposed on those who employ expatriates under the sponsorship of other employers.

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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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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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