Salary Increases

21 02 2008

Posted By Mishary.

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From KUNA and Alwatan

The cabinet approved Thursday a monthly bonus of KD 120 for Kuwaitis employed in the public and private sectors, retirees and those receiving social assistance as of March 1, and KD 50 for expatriates working in the public sector, said Finance Minister Mustafa Al-Shimali.

Speaking to reporters following the extraordinary cabinet meeting, he said a monthly bonus of KD 120 will be paid as of March 1, 2008 for Kuwaitis employed in both the public and private sectors. He explained that retired citizens would also be receiving this bonus, as well as all those receiving social assistance from the state. Moreover, Al-Shimali said expatriates employed in the public sector would also be getting KD 50 on a monthly basis.

I liked how Mark put it, “I guess now we can all afford to drink KDD milk again.” ๐Ÿ˜›

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7 responses

22 02 2008
INM

al7een el motaga3edeen zadohom 3ala el asasi o el mowathaf zadooh 3ala asass mokafa`a ! fa chethee laih 6ala3 taga3ed teroo7 el zeyadah

22 02 2008
Mishary

INM Ashwa enek tawek meshteghel ๐Ÿ™‚

22 02 2008
loco

120 KD! sheetsaway hathy ????? bok,joty,mobail ?????? min 9eejhoom ! ya3y el 5aleeej keeela ezeedoonhom min 70% to 200% we7na ezeedoona 120KD ya3ny eb thematkoom cham bel % ??? 5 or 7% ! alla kareem enshalla ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

22 02 2008
Mishary

loco 3al aqal tegdar now teshtereey KDD milk ! 7aleeeb kakaw malhom latheeeth tara !! ๐Ÿ˜›

24 02 2008
uturn

u r all greedy

salaries should be lowered not increased

25 02 2008
Global Voices Online » Kuwait: A Dusty but Profitable Week

[…] to the salary increments. Mishary over at somecontrast writes about the wage increase in Kuwait and says: The cabinet approved Thursday a monthly bonus […]

7 04 2008
Rumor Alert: 120KD for February too? « SOME contrast

[…] called and told that they’re going to pay you, you poor working force of Kuwait, the 120 KD salary increase for both March and February. And April is going to be paid when April’s salary is […]

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