Kuwait Investment Authority prioritizes SDGs-focused projects.

Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) Managing Director Ghanem Al-Ghunaiman stated Tuesday that the authority prioritizes investment in projects to serve sustainable development goals. The KIA has launched two initiatives, namely One Planet and Sustainable Markets, to enhance development and sustainability,...

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Instructions for renewal of expat teachers’ residency.

According to informed educational sources, the residency of a teacher or administrator will not be renewed without the payment of fines for traffic violations, reports Al-Anba daily.They said the Ministry of Education has called on schools of all educational stages to inform this decision to those who wish...

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Strict action vowed against car rental offices.

State plots used, power stolen: Al-ManfouhiDirector General of Kuwait Municipality Eng. Ahmad Al-Manfouhi has directed the supervisory authorities in the governorates affiliated with the municipality to intensify campaigns against car rental offices and not to be lenient when monitoring their violations,...

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Tax system issue back.

The issue of the Integrated Tax System (ITAS), which the Ministry of Finance seeks to introduce, has returned to the fore, as the ministry is now required to take its final decision regarding the company that will undertake this important step in the tax sector in the ministry before the date of next...

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Plan to hire Bangladeshi ‘domestic workers’ in Kuwait.

Bangladeshi Ambassador to Kuwait Major General MD Ashikuzzaman has unveiled the country’s plan to recruit domestic workers from Bangladesh, clarifying there has been no agreement in this regard until now, reports Al-Qabas daily. He said this matter will be discussed in the second meeting of the joint...

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Parliament dissolved … early elections.

PEOPLE TO HAVE FINAL SAY ON POLITICAL COURSEKuwait’s Crown Prince on Wednesday dissolved Parliament and called for early elections, a move to ease government gridlock that has bred popular opposition and paralyzed the country for months.HH the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah addressing the nationIn...

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Skilled workforce shortage; expats leave Kuwait.

Obstacles ‘delaying’ 2035 Vision projectThe Economist Intelligence Unit, affiliated with the British Economist magazine, highlighted many obstacles hindering the implementation of development projects that are part of the New Kuwait 2035 vision, reports Al-Rai daily. It stated that it is expecting...

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Vehicle ownership book to go online.

The Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Traffic and Operations Affairs Major General Jamal Al Sayegh said that the General Traffic Department will soon issue, in cooperation and coordination with the General Department of Information Systems, the car ownership document ‘online’,...

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Warehouses in basements not allowed.

Deputy Director General for Hawalli and Al-Ahmadi Governorates Sector Affairs at Kuwait Municipality Fahad Al-Shatili confirmed the intensification of inspection tours and control campaigns in all governorates on private and investment housing areas to prevent the use of basements as warehouses in violation...

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PAM will not tolerate violations regarding law on noon work ban.

The Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) stressed on Wednesday that it will not tolerate violations on enforcement of the law regarding noon work ban. The official spokesman and director of the Public Relations and Media Department of the authority, Aseel Al-Mazyed, stressed in a press statement the need...

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