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Gov’t all set to Fully “Kuwaitize” Public Sector

The Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Al-Roudhan called on to all bodies subject to the ministry to submit a schedule for replacing expats holding posts in the government with citizens, as shared in a report by the Kuwait Times. The ministry’s decision follows the plan of the Civil Service Commission’s (CSC) on replacing expats [...]

Expats above age 60 will no longer be up for Renewed of Work or Residence Permits

In its bid to address concerns over population imbalance and the need to regulate its labour market, the Kuwait government through the Ministry of Interior (MoI) along with the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour (MoSAL), the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, and the Public Authority of Manpower (PAM) have released a series of procedures [...]

In a statement given by MP Khalil Al-Saleh, Head of the National Assembly Committee for the replacement of expats working in the government last March 18, the panel working on the proposed labour changes has already decided to push for the complete Kuwaitization by 2023 in accordance with the government’s vision and timeline. Currently, there [...]