Fish markets to open from Monday

The Fishermen Union confirmed that the fish markets will open from Monday.Fish market in Sharq and Fahaheel will be open during the day time from 6:00 am to 5:00 pm. The entry is as per the bar code booking reservation with the Ministry of Trade and Industry.People can book their visit from https://www.moci.shop/Update:According to latest update, the fish market at Sharq will open from Wednesday

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32 out of 90 employees in Khaitan Coop infected with coronavirus

Khaitan Cooperative Society announced that about 36 percent of its employees were infected with the Corona virus.The association’s board of directors said in a statement, “It was confirmed that 32 out of 90 employees were infected with the Corona virus, after coordination was made with the Ministry of Health to take comprehensive staff surveys.”He stated that all the branches of the association except for Cooperative market will be closed tomorrow for sterilization and disinfection and will...

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MOI inspects number of isolated areas

Deputy Minister of the Interior Lieutenant General Issam Al-Naham undertook a field inspection tour on Sunday, which included a number of precautionary isolated residential areas, as part of measures to combat the spread of the Corona virus emerging (Covid 19).During the tour, which included the Khaitan, Farawaniya and Hawalli regions, Al-Nahham stressed the need to implement the law firmly and severely against violators of cabinet decisions related to confronting the epidemic according to a statement...

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3 months extension for all expiring visas; Expats stranded abroad grace period of 1 yr instead of 6 months

Security sources revealed that a decision was issued to allow expatriates who have valid residence and are outside Kuwait that residence will be valid for 12 months instead of 6 months due to the exceptional circumstances faced due to coronoavirus crisisIn addition to extending 3 months for all types of visit visas, domestic workers and those who entered the country on a work visa and were unable to complete residency procedures.The new decisions issued by the Ministry of Interior include taking...

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Visit Visas can be extend until Aug 31st for KD 1 fee per month

Due to flights and airports of many countries are still nonoperational due to coronavirus crisis any expatriate who has entered on visit visa of all kinds (Commercial, Tourism, Family) can be extended as per Article 14 (Temporary Visa) until August 31 online.The sources stated that from Sunday May 31, those visits ended may enter the Ministry’s website  (https://moi.gov.kw/main/) and renew it for a fee of 1 KD per month.Earlier the Ministry of Interior had extended the visit visa automatically...

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A record number of 1,230 recover from coronavirus in Kuwait, total at 11,386

Health Minister Dr. Basel Al-Sabah announced, on Sunday, the recovery of 1,230 people from the coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the tally to 11,386.In remarks to KUNA, the minister said analyses and medical examinations and tests proved that these cases were cured of the coronavirus.The recovered will be transferred to the hospital recuperation ward, pending their discharge within the next few days, he said.Source : Arab Times

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Maidan Hawally will not be under Isolation

A high-security source resolved the two-day debate over imposing regional isolation on Maidan Hawally confirming that the previous area of ​​Maidan Hawally which is Block 11 will not be included in the isolation, and a partial ban will be applied to it only because of the new division which falls in the Salmiya area. Earlier Arab Times had reported that from the beginning of the Fourth Ring Road, and through adjacent Salmiya area (Souk Al-Salmiya), all the way to the borders of the Hawally...

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Govt will provide food, health care and gas cylinders in lockdown areas

Kuwait government will provide needs of inhabitants in areas to be under lockdown, as of Saturday, because of surge in coronavirus cases, spokesman Tareq Al-Mezrem said Thursday.The government decided today to impose lockdown on Farwaniya, Khaitan, Hawally, Nuqra and Maidan Hawally.Blocks under total curfewThe entire Farwaniya area except the specified area between streets: 60, 120, 520 and 129Whole of Hawally, Nugra and Maidan HawallyKhaitan blocks 4, 6, 7, 8, and 9Mahboula and Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh...

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Resumption of praying in mosques in residential areas only, no Friday prayers in first stage

The Minister of Justice and the Minister of Endowments and Islamic Affairs, Advisor Dr. Fahd Al-Afasy, announced that the resumption of establishing group prayers in mosques will be in typical housing areas only and without Friday prayers in the first stage.Al-Afasy told Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) that after the cabinet’s decision on Thursday evening to resume the holding of congregational prayer in the mosques during the first stage of the gradual return stages, the date of the appeal will be determined...

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United Karnataka Associations of Kuwait appeal Indian Government to arrange repatriation flights to Karnataka soon

In the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, various Karnataka Associations in Kuwait came together under the banner ‘United Karnataka Associations of Kuwait’ and appealed to union minister Sri Suresh Angadi (Minister of Railways of India) in a video conference initiated by KKMA on 19th May 2020. KKMA Karnataka unit President, S. Mohd Azhar briefed the minister about the current situation and difficulties of stranded kannadigas in Kuwait who want to return back to their native place and also problems...

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