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Gov’t Tightens Visa Approvals on 6 Nationalities, Plans to Impose Job Tests for Expats

With the list of public holidays for 2019 already released, citizens have been looking forward to their vacation leaves and here in Kuwait, the first and perhaps a few of the most important historical holidays are set early in the year. The first public holidays of the year are set in February: National Day (February [...]

List of 2018 Public Holidays in Kuwait

Given that the Islamic calendar is determined by varying moon phase sightings, Islamic festivals and holidays change as well every year.  Because the Islamic calendar is merely based on estimates, the accuracy of the Kuwait calendar of holidays for 2018 is not definite. For example, during the holy month of Ramadan, which happens before Eid [...]