Kuwait University Employees’ Trade Union calls for the payment of the summer semester grant

The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Kuwait University Employees’ Trade Union called on the Minister of Higher Education to authorise the payment of the summer semester grant for the academic year 2020-2021. The trade unionist recalled that unlike other years, this year the grant was paid only to the secretary-general of the University, the academic body, the academic assistance body, and the administration executives, thus excluding civil servants and assistant secretaries.

Algeria: Importers call on authorities to intervene urgently to avoid the closure of 5,000 companies

In a statement given to Echorouk TV, members of the National Committee of Foreign Trade, that brings together a large number of importers, expressed their revolt at the bureaucracy in the offices of the National Centre of the Trade Register. The interested parties stated that they are unable to renew their commercial registers, which will be automatically suspended on 31 December 2021 in accordance with Executive Decree No. 21-94, due to internet cuts and the absence of officials. This situation has been going on since last November.