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Kuwait Assembly approves Expatriate quota bill, Will force Large number of Indians and Egyptian to leave the country
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Kuwait Assembly approves Expatriate quota bill, Will force Large number of Indians and Egyptian to leave the country

Kuwait, 6th July 2020: Kuwait’s National Assembly committee has decided that a draft law proposing a quota for expatriates is constitutional. The bill will now be referred to the concerned committee for consideration. The bill states that the Indian and Egyptian expatriate community one of the largest in the country should not exceed 15 percent of the national population. Which means that out of 1.45 million Indians around 800,000 of them might be required to leave Kuwait. The speaker said that Kuwait has a real problem in its population structure, in which 70 percent are expats, adding that what is more serious is that 1.3 million of the 3.35 million expats “are either illiterate or can merely read and write”, who is not the people Kuwait really needs. He said 100,000 of the...
Pampered Kuwaitis quibble in five-star Quarantine
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Pampered Kuwaitis quibble in five-star Quarantine

The meat is too fatty and the staff is slow to clean up coffee stains, some Kuwaitis quarantined in five-star hotels due to the coronavirus outbreak have a litany of complaints. Authorities in the oil-rich country have forced citizens returning from abroad to isolate for 14 days in luxury properties before they are permitted to re-enter society. Kuwait has adopted the strictest measures in the Gulf to combat the spread of coronavirus. It has recorded more than 700 cases, and one death. Plush hotels have turned into quarantine shelters, preparing to host around 60,000 Kuwaitis returning from countries including Italy, Germany, Iran, Egypt and Lebanon. The first batch arrived two weeks ago, and for some accustomed to the best in life, their accommodation has proven less than sat...
Kuwait Vehicle Leasing Business Will Grow More Than 9% From 2018-2023
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Kuwait Vehicle Leasing Business Will Grow More Than 9% From 2018-2023

Analyst at Ken Research suggests that demand for long term leasing services in the Kuwait will grow at a positive growth rate. With slump in Oil and Gas sector in the past few years, the vehicle leasing industry have been increasingly focusing on non-oil sectors such as FMCG, Telecom, Healthcare, Logistics, Construction to boost their revenue and expand market share. For more information Kuwait Long Term Vehicle Leasing Market During the period 2013-2018, Kuwait vehicle leasing market grew at a positive growth rate. There were several factors that influenced the growth such as growth of end user industries, increase in number of new establishments, focus on non-oil sector end users and other factors. The growth in non-oil sector/industries and stable constr...
Jazeera Airways Inaugurates Ride & Fly Service For Passengers
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Jazeera Airways Inaugurates Ride & Fly Service For Passengers

Jazeera Airways, Kuwait’s leading low cost airline that operates regionally as well as internationally has inaugurated the Jazeera Terminal (T5) at the Kuwait International Airport. The airlines has launched the Ride & Fly transport service that will provide service to passengers from 17 steadfast stops across residential areas in Kuwait and to the Jazeera Terminal (T5). The airport security check is one of the main reasons that you need to arrive early at the airport. To make travel easier for customers, Jazeera Airways has come up with this latest move. Jazeera Airlines, which is the first terminal owned by a non-government airline in the Middle East will surely help to decrease overcrowding at the Kuwait International Airport. The terminal occupies a total area of 4,750 square me...