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KFSD Director Gen heads Kuwait’s delegation to Arab-African forum

October 14, 2018

KFSD Director Gen heads Kuwait’s delegation to Arab-African forum

KUWAIT: KFSD Director General Lt Gen Khalid Al-Mikrad headed Kuwait’s delegation to the Arab-African forum to limit the risks of disasters organized by Tunisian government in cooperation with the UN office for limiting catastrophic risks from Oct 3 to 9. The forum included sessions and workshops on the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. Mikrad addressed the forum and"... Continue Reading

Sudden inspections to be held in private schools

October 13, 2018

Sudden inspections to be held in private schools

General Department for Private Education at Ministry of Education is planning to form an educational committee to conduct sudden inspections in private schools and take legal actions against the violating schools, reports Al-Rai daily quoting an educational source.

He explained that the committee members include employees from"... Continue Reading

Effective plans for startups, says minister of commerce

October 9, 2018

Effective plans for startups, says minister of commerce

(KUNA): Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Al- Roudhan announced on Monday that his department had mapped out “tangible and effective” schemes to back up emerging companies in Kuwait.

Speaking on sidelines of the Arabnet Kuwait Conference, he voiced satisfaction at Kuwait young entrepreneurs for “coping"... Continue Reading

Bahrain, Kuwait ink strategic cloud computing deal

October 7, 2018

Bahrain, Kuwait ink strategic cloud computing deal

The Bahrain and Kuwait governments have signed an agreement in the field of cloud computing.

The MOU facilitates government processes, increases efficiency and contributes in speeding the implementation of projects while maintaining security and confidentiality"... Continue Reading

Kuwait: Government Announces Private Investment Plan for 2 Industrial Cities

October 4, 2018

Kuwait: Government Announces Private Investment Plan for 2 Industrial Cities

What Happened: Kuwaiti officials announced a major investment plan for two industrial cities — Al-Salmi and Al-Shadadiyah — on Oct. 2, Al-Jarida reported. Under the plan, Kuwait will distribute 700 industrial land plots in the two cities for development.

Why It Matters: The plan would increase the number of industrial"... Continue Reading

Drake and Scull postpones shareholders meeting to October

October 1, 2018

Drake and Scull postpones shareholders meeting to October

Drake and Scull International, the Dubai-based contractor facing mounting losses, postponed until next month a shareholder meeting that was scheduled for September 27 and could seal the fate of the cash-strapped company.

“The quorum of the General Assembly meeting of Drake and Scull International has not been met, therefore,"... Continue Reading

Public Works Ministry focusing on projects in Northern Kuwait

October 1, 2018

Public Works Ministry focusing on projects in Northern Kuwait

KUWAIT: Ministry of Public Works said yesterday that it is now focusing on projects in the northern region of Kuwait such as Boubyan Island and Al-Harir City’s development project. Spokesman of the Ministry Abdulmuhsen Al-Enizi told KUNA that the northern region’s development project includes linking Boubyan Island to Subiya area, stating that the entire project is a part of Kuwait’s 2035"... Continue Reading

US ambassador asks American firms to participate in Kuwait’s development projects

September 30, 2018

US ambassador asks American firms to participate in Kuwait’s development projects

United States Ambassador to Kuwait H.E. Lawrence Silverman has asked US firms to actively participate in Kuwait’s development projects, which look to utilize the latest, most effective technologies.

In his address to members of the American Business Council Kuwait (ABCK) at the four Seasons Hotel last week, Ambassador Silverman"... Continue Reading

Kuwait acting diligently to combat corruption

September 30, 2018

Kuwait acting diligently to combat corruption

VIENNA: Kuwait has made headways in securing human and material resources for preventing and combating corruption, said the visiting head of the country’s Anti-Corruption Authority. Abdulrahman Al-Nemsh was addressing the two-day International Anti-Corruption Academy’s (IACA) seventh session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC). He"... Continue Reading

Kuwaiti minister for commerce calls on PM

September 29, 2018

Kuwaiti minister for commerce calls on PM

ISLAMABAD: Minister of Commerce & Industry of Kuwait, Khaled Nasser Abdullah Al-Roudhan here Friday paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Imran Khan and congratulated him on assuming the office and conveyed the best wishes of the Emir of Kuwait.

The prime minister expressed the desire to work closely with Kuwait to enhance"... Continue Reading

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