Tuesday, 31 Jan 2023

Kuwait

Kuwait

‘Citizens can start labour agencies across GCC’

‘Citizens can start labour agencies across GCC’

The GCC Ministers of Labour and Social Affairs and Development approved at their fifth meeting on Wednesday at the GCC Advisory Board of the Supreme Council in Muscat a number of decisions related to allowing the GCC citizens to start private manpower recruitment activities in any GCC state.

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Lifting of e-cigarettes ban opposed

Lifting of e-cigarettes ban opposed

Some entities in Oman are advocating lifting of ban on e-cigarettes. However, the National Tobacco Control Committee (NTCC) and the Ministry of Health (MoH) are strongly resisting the move due to detrimental health consequences of such products, especially in light of the recent first death attributed to e-cigarettes in the US and with 120 cases of young people being hospitalised.

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