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Five domestic labor offices shut down in Hawalli for breaching regulations

• The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has closed 5 domestic labor recruitment offices in Hawalli Governorate for violating ministry regulations.

• The main violations included not using electronic payment methods (K-Net) and exceeding the price limits set by the ministry.

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry in Kuwait shuttered domestic labor recruitment offices that violate regulations. In a recent inspection, officials shut down five offices in Hawalli Governorate for serious breaches.

The Commercial Supervision Department discovered that these offices were not following the ministry’s mandated electronic payment methods (K-Net). Additionally, they were charging prices that exceeded the ministry’s set limits.

The Ministry released a statement explaining their reasoning behind the closures. They emphasized their commitment to promoting transparency and fairness within the domestic labor recruitment market. This includes ensuring that offices provide the highest standard of service to their customers.

“Failing to comply with regulations regarding electronic payments and exceeding price limits is a blatant violation of consumer rights,” the Ministry pointed out. These practices also damage the reputation of the entire domestic labor recruitment sector.

The Ministry urged all such offices to strictly adhere to the established regulations and laws. They advised them to review and update their operations to avoid future legal repercussions.





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