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					                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ARAB TIMES, MONDAY, JANUARY 31, 2011
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Bedoun, expatriate inmates to
be included for Amiri pardon
                      Panel nods one year cut from total jail term of prisoners
KUWAIT CITY, Jan 30: Expatriate and Bedoun                                    sources.
inmates will also be included in the list of prisoners who                      Men who served half their prison sentence, women who served one-
                                                                              fourth and juveniles who served one-eighth of their term will be released
will be granted Amiri pardon this year, reports Al-                           before Feb 20 “to enable them enjoy the national day holidays with their
Shahed daily.                                                                 families,” said sources.
   An Interior Ministry committee and the Public Prosecution will submit        Moreover, expatriate and Bedoun inmates will receive a pleasant sur-
lists containing names of Kuwaiti, expatriate and Bedoun inmates who prise as the administrative deportation penalty will be lifted against
fulfill the conditions for Amiri amnesty to higher authorities soon, say those having their families here. Also, expatriates in the deportation
                                                                                                                           center will be deported
                                                                                                                           without fees.
                  Exhibition to showcase best of Britain, Kuwait business                                                     The     sources       said
                                                                                                                           amnesty is not granted to
                                                                                                                           those convicted for state
‘Britain in Kuwait 2011’ to be held Feb 7-9                                                                                security crimes, drug deal-
                                                                                                                           ing, kidnapping, raping,
KUWAIT CITY, Jan 30: The much lection of vintage automobiles, as for the state of Kuwait, it marks the pre-meditated                            murder,
awaited annual ‘Britain in Kuwait well as representation from renowned country’s 50th anniversary since inde- armed robbery and high-
2011’ exhibition is set to showcase a British hospitals, and schools such as pendence and 20th year since libera- jacking.
number of British and Kuwaiti com- the British School in Kuwait and tion, and underlines the unique history                   According to security
panies which are currently operating prominent British universities.               and close relationship between the two sources,      the     Interior
across an extensive range of industry      Duncan Hoyland, Commercial countries. We take this opportunity to Ministry committee, which
sectors.                                Attache at the British Embassy said: thank our sponsors and exhibitors and was tasked with the job of
   The exhibition to be held under the “The ‘Britain in Kuwait’ tradeshow is we invite the community to visit the laying down terms and
patronage of His                                           an        important exhibition and share the joyous occa- conditions for the amnesty
Highness Sheikh                                            opportunity      for sion.                                      had finished — approxi-
Naser Mohammed                                             British companies          The main sponsors of this annual mately 90 percent of its
Al Ahmed Al                                                and their Kuwaiti event include Aston Martin, Al work. It had put on the pri-
Sabah,        Prime                                        counterparts      to Zayani, Hill & Knowlton, and Al ority list those who were
Minister          of                                       demonstrate their Fanar. Other exhibitors include sentenced for misde-
Kuwait, will be                                            latest products and HSBC, Gulf Bank, Tony & Guy, meanor and betrayal of
open between Feb                                           services. It also                                               trust crimes and already
7-9, 2011, at the                                          provides a unique Kuwait Airways, British Airways, spent one-fourth of their
Salwa Al Sabah                                             platform to draw        Equilibrium, HR Invest, Crown
                                                                                                                           time.
Ballroom, Marina                                           attention to the Logistics, Otis, Kuwait Banking
Hotel, with the                                            close trade and         Association, Selex Galileo (UK), St        The committee also
                          Hoyland            Winter
participation     of                                       investment links Martins Healthcare (as part of HCA), recommended reducing                                                                                                                                           Photos by Mahmoud Jadeed
over 40 British companies and 80 between the Kuwait and the United Great Ormond Street Hospital, and a one year from the total                                                                Top and above: Some photos from the exhibition.
stands, exhibiting.                     Kingdom.                                   number of companies in different jail term of each prisoner
   This major annual event, which is       “We look forward to developing segments.                                        and “a large number will                     Rare Swimming Pools Exhibition opens
open to the public, covers industry these important ties even further in the          Long term awards will be presented be benefited from this
sectors including retail, automotive, years to come and maintaining the as a token of appreciation to Al recommendation                                    The Rare Swimming Pools Exhibition                                                 to closely monitor the prices of precious
healthcare, education, engineering, close relationship both our countries Zayani, The British School of Kuwait, because there are many                     opened Saturday at the Jahra Hall in JW                                            stones and rare swimming pools, in addi-
aviation, banking and finance, and enjoy. Our aim is for Britain to be the The British Council, The British prisoners who are sen-                         Marriott Hotel under the patronage of                                              tion to the mechanism for price increase
hospitality.                            commercial partner of choice in Business Forum, Shell, British tenced to less than one                             Assistant         Undersecretary         for                                       according to the quality of the products, Al-
   The exhibition will feature inspir- Kuwait”                                     Petroleum, and Kuwait Airways for year term and thus, they              Administrative and Financial Affairs at the                                        Zayed said the exhibition fueled the inter-
                                                                                                                                                           Ministry of Commerce and Industry Tawfiq                                           est of the Kuwaiti youth in precious stones
ing brands and collections such as         Emiranda Winter, organizer of the participating in the exhibition for 15 will all be released,”                 Al-Zayed.                                                                          and rare swimming pools, including the
Aston Martin, Bentley, Jaguar, a col- exhibition said: “This is a special year consecutive years.                          added sources.                    Affirming that the ministry is determined                                        production method.



                                                                                                                                                                                              News in Brief

                                                                                                                                                                 15 health centers for expats eyed:                                           appropriate channel to get the bill on incre-
                                                                                                                                                                 The Undersecretary of Health Dr Ibrahim                                      ments for workers at the petroleum sector
                                                                                                                                                                 Abdulhadi disclosed that 15 health centers                                   approved.
                                                                                                                                                                 will be built inside the Health Insurance                                       He assured the Minister of Oil Sheikh
                                                                                                                                                                 Centers for expatriates. He pointed out that                                 Ahmad Al-Abdullah and executives of the
                                                                                                                                                                 the centers will provide special services that                               Kuwait Petroleum Company (KPC) would
                                                                                                                                                                 citizens can also benefit from, reports Al-                                  stick to the decision and pay the increment
                                                                                                                                                                 Dar daily.                                                                   as per bylaws of the petroleum sector.
                                                                                                                                                                    In a statement, Al-Abdulhadi noted the                                                  ❑        ❑        ❑
                                                                                                                                                                 Joint Stock Company implementing the
                                                                                                                                                                 Health Insurance Scheme will present 50                                      Dept received 500 complaints: The
                                                                                                                                                                 percent of its shares to citizens. He indicated                              Legal Department at the Ministry of
                                                                                                                                                                 the Health Ministry will make enormous                                       Communications received 500 complaints
                                                                                                                                                                 breakthrough in health delivery during the                                   from the Citizens Service Office in 2010,
                                                                                                                                                                 next phase.                                                                  reports Al-Rai daily quoting Assistant
                                                                                                                                                                              ❑         ❑         ❑                                           Undersecretary for Legal Affairs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              AbdulMohsen Al-Mutairi.
                                                                                                                                                                 Khalidi warns on exploitation:                                                  Affirming the department has studied the
                                                                                                                                                                 Assistant Undersecretary for Trade                                           complaints in coordination with the con-
                                                                                                                                                                 Supervision and Foreign Commerce                                             cerned authorities at the ministry, Al-Mutairi
                                                                                                                                                                 Abdulaziz Mesha’an Al-Khalidi said the                                       explained the department’s functions include
                                                                                                                                                                 Amiri grant of 14 months free supplies is in                                 reviewing the complaints, providing legal
                                                                                                                                                                 the interest of every citizen and warned on                                  advice, drafting and finalizing contracts. He
                                                                                                                                                                 any exploitation in that concern. He said those                              added the department finalized 35 contracts
                                                                                                                                                                 found culpable will be referred to the Public
                                                                                                                                                                 Prosecution, reports Al-Watan Arabic daily.                                  last year.
                                                                                                                                                                    Al-Khalidi added the Ministry of                                                       ❑         ❑        ❑
                                                                                                                                                                 Commerce is keen on attending all meetings                                   3 ‘specialized’Kuwaiti doctors:
                                                                                                                                                                 relating to the grant to avoid manipulation.                                 Only three Kuwaiti doctors have so far spe-
                                                                                                                                                                 He stressed that many institutions are cooper-                               cialized in the field of motor system imag-
                                                                                                                                                                 ating with the ministry to prevent the smug-                                 ing, reports Al-Watan Arabic daily quoting
                                                                                                                                                                 gling or trafficking of those commodities.                                   Head of the Radiology Section Board in the
                                                                                                                                                                               ❑         ❑         ❑                                          Ministry of Health Dr Salwa Al-Kandari.
                                                                                                                                                                 KNPC union to press for pay hike:                                               Al-Kandari made the statement at a press
                                                                                                                                                                 The Assistant Board Chairperson of Kuwait                                    conference recently to announce the global
                                                                                                                                                                 National Petroleum Workers Union                                             forum on motor system imaging in Kuwait.
                                                                                                                                                                 Mohammed Al-Hamlan affirmed that the                                         The three-day event will kick-off on
                                                                                                                                                                 union will press for payment of allowances                                   Tuesday at the Marina Hotel.
                                                                                                                                                                 to engineers and technicians of rare special-                                   The doctor also stressed the importance of
                                                                                                                                                                 ties, reports Al-Anba daily.                                                 this field, considering 70-80 percent of all
                                                                                                                                                                    In an interview with the daily, Al-Hamlan                                 magnetic resonance imaging tests are for
                                                                                                                                                                 pointed out that the union will follow the                                   bones, joints, backbone and muscles.




                                                                                                                                                                     Kuwait Today
                                                                                                                                                                       Prayer Timings                                                                           deaths
                                                                                                                                                           Fajr ................................. 05:17 am
                                                                                                                                                           Sunrise ................................. 06:38     Maryam Ismail Abdullah Ismail, 78 years old, widow of Husein Abdul
                                                                                                                                                           Zohr ...................................... 12:01
                                                                                                                                                           Asr ................................. 03:04 pm      Hamid Ali Al Bahar, buried on Sunday. Condolences: (Men) Hiteen,
                                                                                                                                                           Maghreb ............................... 05:25       Block 3, St 329, House 24, Tel: 50214400-99621874. (Women)
                                                                                                                                                           Isha ...................................... 06:44   Rumaithiya, Block 9, Osama Bin Zaid St, Avenue 91, House 5, Tel:
                                                                                                                                                                                                               97838873. Yousef Mitlaq Daidan Ali Al-Shamari, 16 years old, buried
                                                                                                                                                                            Weather                            on Sunday. Condolences: Qaser, Block 2, St 4, House 34, Tel:
                                                                                                                                                                   Expected weather for                        90000810-97949993. Aysha Mohammad Khalifa Rashed Al-Abaar,
                                                                                                                                                                    the next 24 hours                          50 years old, buried on Sunday. Condolences: Hiteen, Block 4, St 411,
                                                                                                                                                              By night: Unstable with moder-                   House 75, Tel: 25225360-65998915. (Women) Sabah Al-Salem, Block
                                                                                                                                                           ate to fresh south easterly wind,                   10, St 1, Avenue 16, House 39, Tel: 25529600. Yousef Abdullah Taleb
                                                                                                                                                           with speed of 22-42 km/h with a                     Al Abdullah, 85 years old, buried on Sunday. Condolences: (Men)
                                                                                                                                                           chance for scattered rain that might                Shaab, Diwan Al-Kanadra, Tel: 99057172. (Women) Hiteen, Block 4, St
                                                                                                                                                           be thundery at times.                               15, House 38, Tel: 25221030. Hamdan Badah Ghafel Al-Saleeli, 65
                                                                                                                                                              By day: Partly cloudy to cloudy
                                                                                                                                                           with light to moderate south easter-                years old, buried on Sunday. Condolences: (Men) Saad Al-Abdullah,
                                                                                                                                                           ly changing to north westerly wind,                 Block 4, St 405, House 491, Tel: 97855627. (Women) Waha, Block 4,
                                                                                                                                                           with speed of 12-35 km/h with a                     St 4, House 1773, Tel: 94463134. Majed Hamad Ebdah Al-Hajri, 27
                                                                                                                                                           chance for scattered rain that might                years old, buried on Sunday. Condolences: (Men) Eshbeliya, Block 4,
                                                                                                                                                           be thundery at times.                               St 442, House 102, Tel: 66619992. (Women) Rabiya, Block 1, St 42,
                                                                                                                                                                       Kuwait Weather                          House 1, Tel: 97710177. Mohammad Abdul Hamid Ahmad Al-
                                                                                                                                                           Station                     Max             Min     Balhan, 69 years old, buried on Sunday. Condolences: (Men) Surra,
                                                                                                                                                                                       Rec             Exp     Block 6, St 2, House 15, Tel: 97821676. (Women) Shamiya, Block 1, St
                                                                                                                                                           Kuwait City                  20              15     14, House 4, Tel: 97744722. Eid Mubarak Saad Al-Muwaizri, 24 years
                                                                                                                                                           Kuwait Airport               21              13     old, buried on Sunday. Condolences: Ferdous, Block 5, St 1, Avenue
                                                                                                                                                           Nuwaiseeb                    22              11     11, House 40, Tel: 60055449-97602131.
                                                                                                                                                           Wafra                        22              11
                                                                                                                                                           Salmi                        25              11
                                                                                                                                                           Abdaly                       18              13                                                        January 30, 2011
                                                                                                                                                           Jalaliyah                    22              11
                                                                                                                                                           Failaka                      19              13
                                                                                                                                                           Ahmadi Port                  19              14
                                                                                                                                                           Umm Al-Maradem               20              17        Tide times at Shuwaikh Port                             Max Wind ............................... S 28 km/h
                                                                                                                                                           Warba-Bubiyan                17              14                                                                Total Rainfall in 24 hr .................. 00 mm
                                                                                                                                                                                                               1st high tide: .................................. 20:00
                                                                                                                                                                       Marine Forecast                         2nd high tide .................................. 11:15       Recorded yesterday at South
                                                                                                                                                           Station         Max Min Sea Today’s                 1st low tide: ................................... 04:45
                                                                                                                                                                           Exp Rec Surf Wave                   2nd low tide: .................................. 15:45                Dolphin
                                                                                                                                                                                         Ht Direction          Sunrise: ......................................... 06:39   Min/Max/ Air Temp ...................... 13/17C
                                                                                                                                                           South Dolphin    18 15 14 7ft         NW            Sunset: .......................................... 17:24   Min/Max Rel Hum ...................... 77/93%
                                                                                                                                                           Ahmadi L/V       19 17 17 7ft          NW                Recorded yesterday at                                 Wind Direction/Wind Speed ... S/27 km/h
                                                                                                                                                           Beacon M28       18 16 16 7ft          NW                                                                      Prev Wave Dir/Max Wave Ht ......... N/8 ft
                                                                                                                                                           Beacon N6        17 15      - 7ft      NW                   Kuwait Airport                                     Min/Max Sea Surface Temp ......1 4/15 C
                                                                                                                                                           Umm Al-Maradem 20 17        - 7ft      NW           Max temp ........................................... 23
                                                                                                                                                           Sea island Buoy  18 16 16 7ft          NW                                                                      Sea Current .......................... Down draft
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Min temp ............................................ 07
                                                                                                                                                           Salmiyah         17 15      - 7ft      NW           Max Rh ............................................ 94%     — Directorate General of Civil
                                                                                                                                                           Julaia Port      23 15      - 7ft     NW            Min Rh ............................................. 35%    Aviation, Meteorological Dept.

				
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