Around 5600 expatriates from Kuwait terminated from the public sector

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Around 5600 expatriates from Kuwait terminated from the public sector

Around 5600 expatriates from Kuwait terminated from the public sector

Around 2,500 expatriates are terminated from public sector this year, Human Resources Committee Rapporteur MP Mohammed Al-Huwaila said quoting State Minister for Economic Affairs Mariam Al-Aqeel. In addition to this, around 3,100 expatriate were terminated last year and the total number of expatriates terminated from public sector is around 5600, he informed.

According to Al-Huwaila, the employment replacement policy is underway and more expatriates in public sector will be replaced by citizen.

In a meeting with representatives of the Civil Service Commission (CSC), Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET), Kuwait University, Ministry of Higher Education and Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC); the committee discussed the private sector’s role in providing jobs for citizens.