The issue of visa trading recently took a dramatic turn after Ministry of Health discovered that more than 100 AIDS victims managed to come to Kuwait from India, medical sources say.
An Ethiopian gang of eight men and ten women was arrested for running a fake domestic labor office and cheating Kuwaiti citizens and expatriates as well as providing shelter to runaway domestic workers and providing them with illegal employment. Continue Reading »
Can I extend the family visit visa, currently valid for 1 month, for my mother. And if not, can I transfer her to a tourist visa — valid for 3 months — even though she has already entered Kuwait. Finally what are requirements that I need to fulfill to get a tourist visa for my mother.
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The Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs at the Ministry of Interior, Major-General Abdullah Al-Muhanna, has denied rumors that the of Directorate-General of General Traffic Department (GTD) has withdrawn the order to deport expatriates who are caught driving a vehicle without driving licenses, reports Al-Jaridah daily.
An Indian expatriate was arrested in Mirqab area in possession of 67 bottles of locally manufactured liquor. According to security sources, Capital securitymen were patrolling Mirqab area when they noticed a man who became nervous as soon as he saw them.
Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passport Affairs in the Interior Ministry Major General Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah has unveiled a plan to allow citizens and expatriates residing in GCC countries to travel between the GCC member-nations using a smart card.
MP Faisal Mohamed Al-Kandari has proposed imposing tax on money transfers of expatriates. In a press statement, Al-Kandari pointed out the State of Kuwait hosts about three million expatriates who transfer money to their countries, which reached KD 19 billion in the last five years and this amount is equivalent to the national budget of Kuwait for one year. Continue Reading »
Thirty-two Zimbabwean women who were allegedly lured into the country under false promises of better jobs and better pay in the private sector but ended working as domestic help have been deported from the country at their request, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting security sources.