KUWAIT: The Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW) has allocated in its 2016-2017 budget over KD 221 million in allowances and raises for employees in various departments, said informed sources, noting that this year's sum exceeded the amount allocated for raises and allowances in last year's budget by KD 4.491 million.

Teachers' children

Kuwait University approved new amendments made to the Sabah Al-Salem University campus' structural plan to include building five schools (nursery, kindergarten, primary, intermediate and secondary) for teaching staff's children, said project manager Dr Qutaiba Rezouqi, noting that teaching staff and their families would also reside on campus.

By A Saleh