The latest decision of the Kuwait Government to ease norms for issuing visiting visas is going to benefit thousands of expatriates from Kerala working in Kuwait.
Kuwait-based Shahzad Mohammed Rafi, 17, is one of the seven freestyle footballers selected to the '2021 Red Bull Neymar Jr's Five World Final' via Instagram entries from the world over.
The lowest fare on the Air India Express from Kochi to Bahrain is Rs 33,604.
The airfare from Kochi to Kuwait is a whopping Rs 2,43,308! This is the airfare for September 9 listed on the Jazeera Airways website on Friday.
Overseas passengers will be allowed to enter Kuwait only after being successful at the screening to be held as part of maintaining strict COVID-19 protocol.
The Ministry of Education announced the decision on Thursday evening.
These standards do not apply to health professionals, Kuwaiti nationals under the age of 18 and diplomats.
Sheikh Sabah, 91, had ruled the Gulf Arab oil producer and U.S. ally since 2006 and steered its foreign policy for more than 50 years.
Currently, the total population of Kuwait is 43 lakh. Of this, 13 lakh are natives and 30 lakh are expats.
While the virus claimed three lives in the Gulf region, one life was lost in Mumbai.