According to Bureaus Fadhel, the Head of Kuwait Association for Domestic Workers, the mounting cost of hiring domestic helps in Kuwait is due to the recent deliberate suspension of housemaids from more than 12 countries.
The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has officially announced its decision to stop recruiting expatriates under the services category, or the second contract for the first time and will only renew contracts of workers in government sectors who meet the age conditions.
Kuwait has touched an advanced point in negotiations with European Union to exempt Kuwait nationals from Schengen visa, said well-informed government sources.
The government in Kuwait has accepted a proposal to establish a company to recruit domestic helps and replace several recruitment offices aiming to slash expenses, said MP Ahmad Lari, a member of National Assembly – Financial and Economic Affairs Committee.
The special committee formed by the Cabinet to correct the population structure in Kuwait has suggested suspension of employment of expatriates in the public sector, except those with rare specializations that are not commonly found among nationals.
The Kuwait Towers are the most famous landmarks of Kuwait. The Kuwait Towers are situated on the Arabian Gulf Street in Dasman, promontory to east of City Center. The topmost sphere of the largest tower (187 meters in height), has a revolving observation area and a restaurant with access to high speed lifts. The middle tower comprises one million gallons of water. Read More
Pearl Diving: The Kuwayt Annual Pearl Diving festivals help the current generation to experience the hardship and excitement of pearl diving, which their forefathers once experienced. The festivals are a tribute to men who dedicated their lives to the pearling industry. The youngsters prepare in advance for the event by training themselves in sailing and diving, interacting with old divers and experienced captains, and get familiarized with the equipment. Read More
Kuwait, the prototypical oil-rich state, has more than ten percent of the world's
estimated oil reserves, and is a leading exporter of petroleum. Tourists, who look
forward to a relaxed entry into the Muslim world, can enter Kuwait, and wander around souks, mosques and other sandy traces of ancient Bedouin days. But, behind the extravagant
richness, lies the traditional values and warm Arabian hospitality.