Market

AirAsia adds 12 planes to fleet

AirAsia Bhd is adding 12 aircraft to its fleet through operating leases in the fourth quarter of 2017, its fastest pace of expansion in recent years as net profit in the three months ended Sept 30 soared.For the fourth quarter of 2017, the airline sai…

General

KUWAIT INVITES QATAR TO GCC SUMMIT NEXT WEEK

Kuwait has handed over an invitation to Qatar to attend the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit on December 5 and 6, the official Kuwaiti News Agency (KUNA) reported, despite the unprecedented crisis in the Gulf.Source: National News Agency

General

EMIR OF KUWAIT HONORS HUKOOMI ON INFORMATICS AWARD

HH the Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah honored Qatar Official e-Government Portal � Hukoomi for winning 2017 His Highness Sheikh Salem Al-Ali Al-Sabah Informatics Award, among other winners, on the Government Sector category, at a ceremony organized at Bayan Palace in the capital Kuwait.

HE Minister of Transport and Communications, Jassim Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti, expressed thanks and appreciation to HH the Emir of Kuwait for his patronage and continuing encouragement to the awards.

Currently, after launching Hukoomi Phase 3, the portal is rich with information about at least 1380 digital services. Some 690 of them can be accessed and executed by companies, citizens, residents and visitors. They cover multiple sectors such as health, education, and business.

The user-friendly portal has enhanced search functions and can also be accessed by people with disabilities. It also includes a special page for migrant workers in five languages. Hukoomi is also available on mobile devices with the unique user experience.

Source: Government of Qatar