‘Unify PCR test price’.

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has instructed the airlines operating at Kuwait International Airport to unify the price for PCR tests that will be imposed on all arrivals to the country, according to the recent Cabinet decision on charging them to the airlines, reports Al-Rai daily...

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Kuwait FM attends Asia Cooperation Dialogue meeting.

Foreign Minister Sheikh Dr Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah.Foreign Minister Sheikh Dr Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah headed yesterday as Kuwait’s delegation to the 17th Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) virtual ministerial meeting, a gathering aimed at bolstering ties on all possible domains among...

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Kuwait records 534 coronavirus cases.

Kuwait listed 534 new coronavirus infections and no virus-related deaths on Saturday taking the total cases up to 160,901 as deaths remain unchanged at 952 respectively, the health ministry said.The number of people hospitalized with the virus currently stands at 6,203, with 50 of them in intensive care...

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Deputy Foreign Minister holds talks with Saudi envoy.

Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah meets Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to Kuwait Prince Sultan bin Saad bin Khaled bin Mohammad Al Saud.Kuwait Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah met Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to Kuwait Prince Sultan bin Saad bin Khaled bin Mohammad Al Saud yesterday during...

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Belgian ambassador visits tennis complex.

Ambassador of Belgium to Kuwait Leo Peeters with President of Arab and Kuwait Tennis Federations Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah.Ambassador of Belgium to Kuwait Leo Peeters visited the Sheikh Jaber Al-Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah International Tennis Complex at the invitation of President of Arab...

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533 new Covid-19 cases, one death.

Kuwait’s Ministry of Health (MoH) on Friday announced that 533 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and one person died from the disease over the past 24 hours.The total infections climbed to 160,367 and the mortalities to 952 after registering one death in 24 hours, Spokesman...

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Defense Minister visits Kuwait Air Force bases.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Hamad Jaber Al-Ali Al-Sabah is seen during the tour.Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Hamad Jaber Al-Ali Al-Sabah yesterday visited the Nawaf Al-Ahmad Air Base and Ali Al-Salem Air Base, as part of an inspection tour of Kuwait Air Force....

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How to use drones and paragliders? – DGCA sets new mechanism.

The Directorate General for Civil Aviation (DGCA) is coordinating with the Ministry of Defense and the Ministry of Interior to set the mechanism and requirements for licensing wireless, remote controlled drones and paragliding, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to reliable sources, new procedures are currently...

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Imposing 1% tax on remittances.

The Legislative Committee will take up a number of issues and discuss them on Monday from these the most prominent of which is the imposition of fees on remittance outside the country, regardless of the currency individuals or companies who do the transfers for a sum of 1% of the total sums transferred.The...

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Recruitment of domestic workers hits a roadblock – Kuwait is no longer a preferred destination.

“Crisis after crisis” – this perhaps is apt for describing the file of recruitment of domestic workers to Kuwait, after the government’s decision to allow the recruitment of new workers faltered and was met with new obstacles, reports Al-Qabas daily.Discussions are still ongoing between the foreign...

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