Kuwait has declared 16th May as Kuwaiti Womens Day, and plans an annual celebration on the day.
The Director, Residency Directorate – Ministry of Information, Maj Gen Talal Ibrahim Maarafi, emphasized that beginning 1st January 2016, Residency Visas given to expatriates would be linked to the validity of their passports, which is in line with Article 12 and Article 15 of the Residency Law.
The Civil Service Commission in Kuwait has officially announced the working hours for public sector during the holy month of Ramadan, which begins in two weeks.
The State Minister for Cabinet Affairs, Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah said Kuwait can save $10billion if the strategic alternative to the salary scale is implemented, which indicates the proposal is still under review and consultations are on progress to arrive at a decision which pleases all concerned parties.
A maximum of six expatriate families are allowed to reside in a single private residential house, provided, the total number of members in a single house is not more than 35, clarified, Eng.
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.