KUWAIT, May 25: The percentage of government employees entitled to excellence awards has increased significantly this year compared to previous years, especially after the Civil Service Commission exempted some employees from working in institutions government, Al-Rai reports daily. The sources pointed out that “ in recent years some employees have not been able to achieve the ‘degree of excellence’ because they were absent from work and the period of absence exceeded the period specified in the decision of the CSC for those eligible for excellence. rewards. The daily adds that some of these institutions have asked the Ministry of Finance to increase the amount of the bonus allocated to their respective institutions to pay the money to beneficiaries, but the Ministry of Finance has rejected their requests.
The sources revealed that the CSC’s approval to consider certain work exemptions is not a condition for the payment of the reward, even if they fall under the category of “reward of excellence”. The indicated sources of the lists are being prepared of those who were from work and the same will be submitted to the administrative affairs sectors to exclude them from the reward. Over the next few days, the Ministry of Health will open the Kuwait Vaccination Center against “COVID-19” in vehicles parked on the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Bridge.
It is said that the center will vaccinate more than 5,000 people a day and that 80 vehicles can be accommodated at the same time, Al-Anba reports daily. On the other hand, the Ministry of Health plans to pay “ risk of infection ” allowances to all workers in hospitals, specialized medical centers, quarantines, vaccination centers, laboratories and all establishments affiliated with the COVID-19 service during the pandemic, in the same way as that of the Jaber Al-Ahmad hospital and the field hospital. The Ministry of Health is considering the response to the Civil Service Commission inquiries in this regard, as the ministry will prepare a detailed statement on the number of workers who will receive allowances, job titles, work centers the most important ones and the companies in which they are exposed to infection.