Kuwait MOI clarifies requirements for expat’s driving license in Q8, iiq8 news

MOI clarifies requirements for expat's driving license in Q8, iiq8 newsWednesday, July 10, 2019Department of Public Relations and Security Media in Ministry of Interior has launched a new initiative to clarify the rules for expatriates, and non-Kuwaiti and Bedoun husbands of Kuwaiti women to obtain driving licenses.Citing Al-Anba daily, local newspaper Arab Times reported that this awareness initiative is in order to limit the repeated questions on this matter and avoid responding to them over and over again. As per ministerial decree No. 5598/2014, non-Kuwaiti applicants can obtain a private or public driving license provided that they have legally stayed in the country for at least two years, obtain a monthly salary not less than KD 600, and have a university degree.Resolution No. 3 specified the categories excluded from some of the conditions based on their social and functional circumstances.According to the decision, the first category excluded from…
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Cost of Living in UAE, Dubai, United Arab Emirates – iiQ8 news

Cost of Living in UAE, Dubai - iiQ8 newsA connection asked,Is 2000 AED an acceptable salary in #UAE apart from Accommodation?My Response, "NO, it’s not.What kind of engineering job is offering you 2000 AED in a city where most domestic helpers, live in nannies and maids are making beetween 2500–3500 AED per month, live in - meaning their accommodation, free wifi, food, toiletries and health insurance.For one person to live comfortably you need at least 10,000–12,000 AED per month. I’m not referring to a luxurious lifestyle but one where your housing is shared in an apartment or villa with roommates and you would not own a car but take public transport. Which you would need an RTA card for. Then there is your mobile phone cost, prepaid or postpaid you need to have a phone to communicate locally and with your family back home. You need food and all of this costs money. It is not a cheap place to live. It is a very expensive city and most people who earn v…
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