Viva to launch 5G service with Huawei in Kuwait 5G Internet Service 2019

Viva to launch 5G service with Huawei in Kuwait 5G Internet Service 2019

Viva, Kuwait’s fastest-growing telecom operator, announced the establishment of a 5G Innovation Center, with the aim to explore, develop, and launch 5G use cases in Kuwait by 2019.

Viva is already in action to rollout a nationwide 5G network with over 1000 5G NR sites supported by a massive device ecosystem of more than 100K devices including 5G CPEs, setting the benchmark as one of the largest 5G commercial rollouts in the world up to date.

The 5G Innovation Center comes to enforce Viva’s 5G business strategy execution and will open the door for new business models such as ultra-broadband, IoT, smart city services, and position Viva as the undisputed leader in 5G era.

Engineer Zarrar Khan, Viva’s CTO, said:

“Two months back, Viva celebrated its 10th year anniversary. The growth we witnessed in the past represents an amazing success story. We provided best in class te…

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Kuwait Holiday for Isra and Al-Miraj on April 4th, 2019

Kuwait Holiday for Isra and Al-Miraj on April 4th - 2019Isra and Al-Miraj holiday will be on Thursday, April 4th.With the weekly holiday on April 5th Friday and 6th Saturday, the next working day will be 7th April Sunday, reported local media Al Anba newspaper.According to report, a previous decision of the Council of Ministers approved that the holiday of Isra and Al-Miraj can be shifted to the nearest weekend holiday if it comes on any day in the middle of the week.Kuwait Holiday for Isra and Al-Miraj holiday on April 4th; Three days public holiday
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Special Islamic Ramadan 2019, when is Ramadan 2019 Ramzan

Special Islamic Ramadan 2019, when is Ramadan 2019 Ramzan

Ramadan 2019 in Kuwait will begin in the evening of

Sunday, May 5

and ends in the evening of

Tuesday, June 4

Dates may vary.

When is Ramzan 2019 ? /  When is Ramadan 2019 ?

Salam Ramadan

Ramadan 2019 will begin on Monday, 6th May 2019 (according to Saudi Arabia) and end on Tuesday, 4th June 2019. Eid al Fitr 2019 will be on Wednesday, 5th June 2019. This is the tentative date as the actual date is contingent on the sighting of the moon of Ramadan 2019, the 9th month in the Islamic calendar (Hijri 1440). The length of the Month varies between 29 and 30 days depending on the sighting of the Shawwal Moon which leads to the awaited festival of Eid ul Fitr on the 1st of Shawwal.See Ramadan Calendar 2019.Hi…
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WhatsApp tricks and hacks you should know iOS, Androind Whatsapp users

WhatsApp tricks and hacks you should know iOS, Androind Whatsapp usersFrom pinning important chats on the top to reading messages without letting the sender know, here is a list of WhatsApp tricks you should know about.Pin an important chat Typing names of important people in the search bar or scrolling down to get to their chat history might get time consuming and monotonous every time you want to converse. WhatsApp allows you to pin chats of three contacts on the top. Swipe a chat to the right and tap on the pin icon to get it to the top (iOS) or hold a chat and tap the pin button once selected (Android).Read messages without letting the sender know You can avoid the blue tick from appearing on the messages you have read. Put your phone on flight mode and open WhatsApp to read the messages. Close the app after reading and remove it from your multi window. Disable the airplane mode and the chat will appear unread to the sender.Mark chats as unread Mark a chat w…
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Jazeera Airways Offers – start from KD25 – Kuwait

Jazeera Airways launches Mega March Offers - Prices start from as low as KD25Jazeera Airways, Kuwait’s leading low-cost airline, operating regionally and internationally, today launched its latest low price fares with their Mega March promotion.Thousands of tickets at prices starting from KD25 for a one-way flight to Bahrain and Alexandria, KD30 to Riyadh, and KD32 to Doha and Mumbai.Jazeera Airways CEO, Rohit Ramachandran, said: “Once again Jazeera is showing we are the low cost champions in Kuwait with these great offers.”Fares are valid travel dates before April 15 and to all destinations.In addition, Jazeera customers can benefit from a 25% discount on taxi rides to the airport with GoCity. Bookings can be made on the GoCity app using a special promo code.Customers can book for their flight at jazeeraairways.com, the Jazeera App or by calling 177.All flights depart from Jazeera Airways’ exclusive new Terminal 5 at Kuwait International Airport which ha…
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Civil ID must to travel back to Kuwait after vacation

Civil ID must to travel back to Kuwait after vacation    

Once the new rule regarding the removal of residency stickers from passports is implemented, expatriates need to carry their Civil ID while coming back to Kuwait after their vacation outside Kuwait. Authorities are coordinating with Foreign ministry is preparing the plan of implementing the decision in coordination with Kuwait Embassy in other countries.

According to sources, expats who lost their civil IDs in their countries, while on vacation, need to contact the Kuwait Embassy in their respective country with a lost certificate from that country. Kuwait embassy will write to the Kuwaiti interior ministry to enquire about the expat’s data and their residency, and when confirmed, they will be given an entry paper from the embassy with the required information, using which the expatriate can travel back to Kuwait.

According to informed sources, the new civil ID will contain extra information r…

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Kuwait approved for 35-day annual leave in private companies – initial stage

Initial approval for 35-day annual leave in private companies [ sectors ] 

The National Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved in the first reading a key amendment to the labor law in the private sector to increase annual leave from 30 to 35 days.

All 45 MPs present voted for the amendment, which will become final when the Assembly holds the second and final voting on the law. The government did not object but refused to make it retroactive from 2010, saying it is not possible to apply the law in this fashion.The law applies to both Kuwaitis and expatriates working in the private sector.The last time the annual leave was increased was in 2010.Initial approval for 35-day annual leave in private companies  - initial approval done. 
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New Civil ID Kuwait – Circular published by Kuwait government immigration

Circular published by Kuwait government regarding immigration of expatriates

As per circular number 13/2019 (Published on 07/03/2019)

1.Stamping of residency on passport will be discontinued from 10/03/2019 instead of which civil ID will be used for immigration.

2.New civil ID ( embedded with smart chip ) will contain the details of passport (Passport number+english name+ employee details)

3.Expatriates will not be permitted to enter or exit Kuwait without both passport and civil ID.(Information included in both should not contradict)

4.Until further notice, passport in which residency is stamped before 10/03/2019 can be used to travel

5.Incase you obtain a new passport during a visit to your native country you must carry your old passport along with you to be granted entry into Kuwait.Entry will be stamped in your new passport and the details will be transferred.

Every employee working in immigration department ( Airport/land…

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Kuwait expats not required stickers on passports

No residence stickers on passports from March 10th

No residence visa stickers will be placed on the passports of expatriates starting from March 10th, local daily reported. According to report, expatriates will now be able to exit Kuwait using their civil IDs from March 10, provided they hold a valid passport and civil ID since all residency data is recorded in the civil IDs.Earlier, it was reported that the Interior Ministry had issued a decision to cancel the residence permit stickers on the passports calling it part of an ongoing process to upgrade services in various government departments.Assistant Undersecretary for Residence Affairs Major-General Talal Marafie had said the data included in the residence stickers will be mentioned in the civil IDs.

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Kuwait Annual leave 35 days in private sector

Assembly Panel to increases annual leave to 35 days in private sector

The National Assembly’s health and social affairs committee agreed to increase annual leave in the private sector to 35 days from current 30 days, local daily Kuwait Times reported.

According to report, this is part of a number of amendments to the labor law.Daily, quoting MP Osama Al-Shaheen reported that the amendment applies to both Kuwaitis and expatriates employed in the private sector.Kuwait Annual leave 35 days in private sector
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