10,853 pub­lic sec­tor jobs avail­able: CSC

Kuwait Times - - LOCAL - By A Saleh

KUWAIT: Sta­tis­tics is­sued by the Civil Ser­vices Com­mis­sion (CSC) re­vealed that there are 10,853 job va­can­cies avail­able in gov­ern­ment bod­ies. Sta­tis­tics showed that the va­can­cies in­clude 10 for PhD hold­ers, 23 for hold­ers of mas­ter’s de­grees, 6,199 for university de­gree hold­ers, 2,614 for diploma hold­ers and 1,679 for high school grad­u­ates with two years or more of train­ing. Other CSC sta­tis­tics showed that 15,686 ci­ti­zens have al­ready reg­is­tered with it, wait­ing to be ap­pointed in gov­ern­ment bod­ies, in­clud­ing 2,642 university grad­u­ates and 1,505 with diplo­mas.

Retroac­tive al­lowance

The Min­istry of Ed­u­ca­tion (MoE) has again con­tacted the fi­nance min­istry re­quest­ing a fur­ther amount of KD 47,575,890 to pay the retroac­tive rent al­lowance to fe­male ex­pat teach­ers. A let­ter signed by MoE Un­der­sec­re­tary Dr Haitham Al-Athari on July 26, 2016 urged the fi­nance min­istry for the ex­tra funds to pay the teach­ers the dif­fer­ence as per CSC de­ci­sion num­ber 4/2016.

Wait­ing times

Far­waniya Hos­pi­tal’s Di­rec­tor Dr Hani Al-Mu­tairi said the hos­pi­tal launched a new plan to re­duce wait­ing times at the hos­pi­tal’s ra­di­ol­ogy depart­ment. Speak­ing to re­ports on the side­lines of a cer­e­mony held at the hos­pi­tal to cel­e­brate World Ra­di­ol­ogy Day, Mu­tairi said the hos­pi­tal had been re­cently equipped with ad­vanced ul­tra­sound scan­ners that would help re­duce wait­ing times from three months to only three weeks. He also noted that wait­ing time for an MRI ex­am­i­na­tion would be cut from six months to only four weeks.

En­try visas

The Charge d’Af­faies at Iraq’s Em­bassy to Kuwait Yaseen Ibrahim Ahmed an­nounced grant­ing over 12,000 en­try visas to Kuwaitis to com­mem­o­rate the for­ti­eth day af­ter Imam Hussein’s mar­tyr­dom.

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