Kuwait suspended all Taxis in the country

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Kuwait suspended all Taxis in the country

Kuwait suspended all Taxis in the country

Kuwait cabinet in its meeting on Thursday decided to stop the movement of taxis in the country.

Earlier, government spokesman Tareq Al-Muzaram announced today, Thursday, that the cabinet is holding an extraordinary meeting.

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Minister of Social Affairs Mariam Al-Aqeel said yesterday she is currently considering how to deal with private sector employers who have not paid their staff.

“We will not take long to issue a decision on how to deal with this wrong situation, because how can employees meet their financial commitments if they don’t get paid,” the minister said on Kuwait TV.

The issue concerns thousands of expatriate workers who make up the overwhelming majority of the private sector workforce.

Read: Expats thank Kuwait for an outstanding job to curb coronavirus

As of 26th March in Kuwait, 208 diagnosed, 159 under treatment, 7 critical condition, 49 recovered and 211 under quarantine.

Coronavirus numbers worldwide more than 492,603 people have contracted the virus and at least 22,184 have died.