Kuwait begins process for rewarding front line warriors
Kuwait Civil Service Commission announced on Monday that the Ministry of Finance has received lists of civil servants and personnel eligible for financial reward from 16 departments and authorities for serving in the front lines against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) since spilling over to the country.
Some of the lists have been approved for they are free of any remark, according to standing regulations, the KCSC said in a statement. The commission noted that other lists, delivered by various departments and sectors, including names of the personnel nominated for the financial awards, would be examined.
The KCSC addressed the minister of finance, on Sunday, on setting mechanisms and measures to be effected for the payments’ disbursement, in line with Law 4/2021, stipulating approval of state departments for the fiscal year (2020-2021), with additional allotments for the extra payment for the front liners and the personnel who had served in the back-up ranks.
The commission added that the state departments, lists of which have been endorsed and submitted to the ministry of finance, are advised to take delivery of the disbursement guidelines regarding payment mechanisms.
A commission will be formed to receive complaints from employees whose names were not included in the lists of eligible beneficiaries.
Excluded personnel must explain in writing why they deserve to be financially rewarded, in line with set terms for eligibility.