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Kuwait has strictly announced a fine of KD1000, if people barbecue in public locations.
The Cabinet in Kuwait has passed a draft law to privatize the state carrier Kuwait Airways within next three years.
The Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour has allowed granting three years work permit to certain specialized medical professions like Physicians, X-Ray and Lab Technicians, irrespective of the validity period of their commercial licenses of their hospitals or medical centres.
The first passenger plane from Kuwait to Iraq touched Najaf Airport this week, after 22 years following the Kuwaiti invasion and deterioration of relations between the two nations in 1991.
Kuwait is all set for an ambitious infrastructure programme planned over the next two years, with investments worth $12.
The Undersecretary of Ministry of Commerce and Industry in Kuwait, Abdulaziz Al-Khaldi, reported that there is a huge surge in purchase of properties in foreign countries by Kuwaitis, particularly in Arab Gulf States and Turkey.
The Partnerships Technical Bureau (PTB) in Kuwait has invited companies to submit Expression of Interest (EoI) for investment in an Integrated Rolling Stock and Systems Company, which forms part of the first metro project in the country.
Kuwait will be launching an initial tender for construction of a second terminal at the international airport.
The authenticity of residence permit of nearly 300,000 residents in Kuwait will have to be verified by concerned authorities, reports Al-Watan, an Arabic daily.
According to results of 2011 census in Kuwait, Farwaniya governorate is home to largest number of expatriates in Kuwait, touching 602,346 in number.
The Minister of public works in Kuwait, Dr.
It has been revealed that certain representatives of Popular Action Bloc (PAB), recently suggest implementation of a draft law to nationalize all government jobs in Kuwait within a year.
A major Infrastructure Investment Summit on 26th March will see Ernst and Young, delivering an overview of US$7bn Kuwait Metropolitan Rapid Transit System (KMRT), it has been announced.
Kuwait has witnessed a 60 percent growth in hotel occupancy in December 2011, marking a six point increase, a specialized economic report said.
The Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour has permitted the transfer of commercial and visit visas to work permits, for those recruited by companies dealing with government projects and public establishments.
The Commission on Population and Urban Development emphasized that it is ready to assist those involved in the project of Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium to overcome any hurdles that hampers the opening of the Stadium.
The national carrier of Qatar, Qatar Airways, has hailed Kuwait as one of the long-standing routes of the airline, which serves as a strong pillar of Gulf network, with rapid connections via Doha to a host of destinations popular among travellers from the region.
Kuwait has announced plans about privatization of major seaports in the State.
The Partnerships Technical Bureau (PTB) is moving ahead with plans to develop a new metro system for Kuwait City, with the Higher Committee already having approved the feasibility study.
Qatar Airways has announced the launch of additional daily flights between Kuwait and Doha.
Domestic workers or those with Article 20 visas are not allowed to travel outside Kuwait without a sponsor, except if they are returning to their home countries.
Kuwait is moving ahead with its new metro rail system, and the company in-charge of the first phase of the project has announced that it will begin procurement shortly.
The Kuwaiti pavilion was launched in the Global Village 2012 in Dubai, by General Consul of the Consulate General of State of Kuwait, Dubai, and the Northern Emirates, Tareq Al-Hamad, and Salah Al-Haddad, Kuwait Embassy Advisor.
The five-month ban on transfer of commercial visit visas to work permits has been lifted in Kuwait this week.
The pending list of housing applications at the Public Authority for Housing Welfare (PAHW) is expected to touch 95,000 within two months, marking a record number in Kuwaits history, revealed a senior PAHW source.