(MENAFN - Arab Times)
PAI issues decision to shut five violating establishments
KUWAIT CITY, April 21: A
number of educational areas have warned of the lack of teachers in some specialties
next year if the ministry does not take care to increase the number of cadres
to be contracted locally and abroad during the next stage, reports Al-Qabas
daily quoting education sources.
The sources said many expatriate
teachers in some educational areas have resigned in recent days in various
disciplines, especially science, physics, chemistry, in addition to English and
They pointed out that a majority
of requests for resignations were received from the Jordanian, Egyptian and
Tunisian teachers working in the intermediate and secondary stages.
No reasons were given for the
resignations but after inquiring about the reason, the authorities realized
that most of them were hired to work by the Ministry of Education of one of the
Gulf States starting next school year.
Another group of expatriate
teachers last week applied for a special three-day leave to attend interviews
in the Gulf state after submitting their applications to work there, but have
yet to resign pending the outcome of the interviews, they said.
Director General of the Public
Authority for Industry (PAI) Abdulkareem Taqqi issued a decision to close five
industrial establishments found to have committed irregularities, reports
Al-Rai daily quoting sources.
Sources said the closed
establishments are located in Subhan, Sulaibiya and Mina Abdullah; indicating
the irregularities uncovered include unjustified suspension of work, not
engaging in the licensed activities, using the establishments as storage for
raw materials and leasing them to others.
Sources added PAI called for
harsher penalty if the violation is not addressed one month after the date of