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Kuwait wins best electronic passport prize for 2018

7f3ffd22-3c00-4e58-9ddb-e2b411914defThe Ministry of Interior announced on Wednesday winning the “outstanding achievement for the best electronic passport for 2018” prize during its participation in the annual international convention, The High Security Printing Europe, Middle East and Europe Conference, held in Poland between February 19-21.


Kuwait grants amnesty to penalized soldiers ahead of nat’l holidays


Kuwait’s National Guard has pardoned officers held for disciplinary offenses in a gesture of goodwill to mark the national holidays.
The decision was made as per instructions from the chief of the National Guard His Highness Sheikh Salem Al-Ali Al-Sabah and his deputy Sheikh Mishal Al-Sabah, to allow the soldiers the chance to celebrate the joyous occasion with their families, read a statement by the military force.
Kuwait is celebrating its 57th Independence Day, 27th Liberation Day and the 12th anniversary of His Highness the Amir’s ascendancy.

Kuwait’s national celebrations reflect enduring tradition, says minister

b31fbc68-15bb-4b8d-96e4-96f3a76eac14Kuwait’s national celebrations have come to epitomize the gaiety of such festive occasions, the country’s interior minister said on Tuesday.
Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah made the remarks while presiding over a meeting to ensure that security measures are in place ahead of the national holidays.
He urged citizens and expatriates alike to enjoy the festivities and cooperate with security forces to guarantee their safety, read a statement by the Kuwaiti interior ministry.
Addressing security forces, Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah advised them to remain alert and prepared in their efforts to provide foolproof protection to the Kuwaiti people, which in turn, keeps the country on the path towards prosperity.
Meanwhile, the Undersecretary of the Kuwaiti Ministry of Interior Lieutenant General Mahmoud Al-Dosari said the interior minister’s explicit instructions would only accentuate the jovial mood during national celebrations.
The statement also pointed out that the meeting outlined the details of an intricate plan the ministry has concocted in its determination to make sure that national celebrations go off without a hitch.

Deputy FM: Deal reached to bring normalcy to Filipino workers


Kuwait’s Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah said Monday that an agreement has been made with Filipino authorities in a bid to regulate workforce in the country.
Authorities in Manila made the request for the preliminary deal, Al-Jarallah told the press after a meeting of a parliamentary committee dealing with foreign affairs.
He revealed that His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has invited Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte to visit Kuwait next month, pointing out that, “calm has by and large been restored after the uproar created by Duterte’s recent remarks.” “We made clear to the authorities in the Philippines that this issue needs to be rectified,” Al-Jarallah said, citing “positive feedback” from Filipino officials.
Meanwhile, Al-Jarallah went on to say that the parliamentary committee has been assigned to investigate the Filipino President’s comments, pending a report to be referred to parliament, On the meeting, the Kuwaiti deputy foreign minister noted that prices of domestic service, which have gone through the roof as of late, was among topics discussed.”We are working closely with our embassies abroad to address this issue,” he added.

3 Citizens arrested for dumping corpse in Parking lot

#Kuwait: Hawally detectives have arrested a three young Citizens who reportedly dumped a corpse of a youth in his 20s where it was found in the parking lot of the Mubarak Hospital recently, according to the security source, the suspects said they were consuming drugs inside an apartment and after they felt the victim had died, they panicked and dumped his corpse to avoid arrest.