459 people arrested in Jleeb and Fahaheel

The Interior Ministry’s general security department carried out two campaigns against makeshift markets and ‘suspicious’ apartments in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh and Fahaheel under the leadership of Assistant Undersecretary Maj Gen Sheikh Faisal Nawaf Al-Sabah. The campaigns resulted in arresting 459 persons 130 without IDs 51 in violation of residency law 26 absconders 15 over liquor 10 […]

Face Recognition device to be set for MoH staff access

The Ministry of Health’s (MoH) electronics and communication control department is currently setting the technical specifications for bio metric staff access control devices to be used in various MoH facilities and coordinating with relevant bodies to purchase, install and maintain them. The new devices will use fingerprints and face-recognition and will be monitored by surveillance […]

Kuwait National Assembly approved compulsory health insurance for all visitors

The National Assembly approved in two rounds of voting a draft law requiring foreigners visiting Kuwait to obtain a health insurance policy for the duration of the visit. The law, passed by 47 MPs against four with one abstention, also forbids the interior ministry from issuing visit visas for foreigners without the health insurance policy. […]

Iqama Stickers on expats passports will stop soon

In order to develop and modernize various interior ministry departments, Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah issued a ministerial resolution cancelling the use of residency stickers on expats’ passports and including all the needed data on their civil IDs instead, said assistant undersecretary for residency affairs Maj Gen Talal Maarafi. Speaking […]

Dhaman recruiting staffs for Healthcare Clinics & other departments

The Health Assurance Hospitals Company (Dhaman) is currently recruiting staffs required to operate the company’s primary healthcare clinics and hospitals and medical departments and technical and backup service staff needed for IT and administrative affairs. It is to be noted that Dhaman has already completed preparing and equipping primary care clinics, which has currently commenced […]

School Fee hike request, rejected by the Education Minister

Education Minister Hamed Al-Azmi issued a ministerial resolution, extending the validity of resolution number 10/2018 which was issued last year deferring private school tuition fee hikes. As per that, demands made by private school owners to increase their schools’ fees rejected, and they were warned that legal actions would be taken against them in case […]