Quotes: US MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Bid to 'boost' Kuwaiti workforce in pvt sector   Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Arab Times - 18/02/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Arab Times) A specialized committee in the Ministers Council is currently conducting a comprehensive study on the possibility of unifying the financial benefits granted to employees in the government and non-government agencies in a bid to encourage Kuwaitis to work in the private sector, reports Al- Anba daily quoting sources. Sources explained the abovementioned step is part of efforts to address the unemployment problem in the country. In a related development, sources said the Ministry of Finance has asked other government agencies to focus on finding alternative sources of income. They added the ministry also stressed the need to impose fees on the usage of State properties as a way to increase national revenues rather than depending totally on oil as source of income. Meanwhile, sources confirmed the recent developments in the global community have prompted the ministry to specify the maximum price for oil. Sources said this is a precautionary measure in case the price of oil drops remarkably; thereby, fixing the price at 65 per barrel for the overall budget



Also:

KUWAIT CITY: The Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor has started a comprehensive study on the regulations in welfare homes as part of efforts to lay down a new mechanism to oblige the inmates to respect the specified time for them to return to the welfare homes, reports Al- Rai daily quoting sources. Sources explained this step was taken after the ministry noticed the repetitive violation of the regulations, especially among the children who do not return to the homes on time. Sources said the ministry is keen on addressing the problem before it is blown out of proportion, up to the extent that it will negatively affect the inmates and the society. Sources added the study covers all aspects of the issue like the reasons behind the reluctance of some people to work in welfare homes and deterioration of the academic performance of the inmates, especially since they are in different educational levels




 


Arab Times




  MENA News Headlines
 Sep 20 2014 - Sputtering City bid to keep high-flying Chelsea in checkArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times)  LONDON Sept 19 (AFP): Stung by a last-minute defeat in the Champions League Manchester City will attempt to make up ground in the Premier League title race when they host ...

 Sep 20 2014 - Everton return in style Spurs heldArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times)  PARIS Sept 19 (AFP): Everton marked their first appearance in Europe since the 2009/2010 season with a 4-1 Europa League win over Wolfsburg while Celtic and Tottenham were ...

 Sep 20 2014 - OCA encouraging Saudi on women athletes: Sheikh AhmadArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times)  INCHEON South Korea Sept 19 (AFP): Pop star Psy kicked off the Asian Games 'Gangnam Style' in an energetic K-Pop-fuelled ceremony Friday as North Korean athletes received ...

 Sep 20 2014 - Neeson in action in 'Tombstones'Arab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times)  LOS ANGELES Sept 19 (Agencies): It's not for nothing that the names of Sam Spade and Philip Marlowe are reverentially referenced in writer-director Scott Frank's ...

 Sep 20 2014 - Indicators of US economy edge '0.2 percent' higher in AugustArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times)  WASHINGTON Sept 19 (Agencies): A gauge designed to predict the economy's future health rose in August but at a much slower pace than in July. The Conference Board said ...

 Sep 20 2014 - Omniyat to launch 3 projects worth USD952.7m in DubaiMENAFN
(MENAFN) Omniyat, a leading development group in the Middle East, is set to launch three distinguished mega-projects worth USD952.70 million at Cityscape Global, Khaleej Times reported.The group's ...

 Sep 20 2014 - Egypt awards oil, gas exploration deals worth USD187mMENAFN
(MENAFN) The Egyptian Petroleum Minister said his country has signed oil and gas exploration deals worth USD187 million with some Western companies and a Tunisian firm, Arab News reported.The ...

 Sep 20 2014 - Morocco, Congo discuss maritime transport cooperationMENAFN
(MENAFN) Local media reported that Morocco and Congo are currently holding talks to boost the bilateral relations in the field of maritime transport, QNA reported.In a meeting that joined the ...

 Sep 20 2014 - Denmark tightens asylum laws citing Syrian influxArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) COPENHAGEN: Denmark said on Friday it would introduce a new temporary type of residence permit for asylum seekers fleeing civil wars such as the Syrian conflict after a huge ...

 Sep 20 2014 - Abbott cites 'chatter' of attacks on govt ParliamentArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) SYDNEY: Intelligence 'chatter' has revealed that militants plan to attack Australian politicians and government buildings the prime minister said on Friday a day after hundreds ...

more...


 






Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

IPO News
Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

US Markets Details

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Investment Game
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

My MENAFN
Portfolio Tracker

Voting

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2000 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help