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1,501 licenses to bedoons

KUWAIT: Central Apparatus for Illegal Residents’ said yesterday that 1,501 driving certificates had been issued in the past nine months to bedoons (stateless people) in collaboration with the Ministry of Interior.

New permits were distributed to 759 females and 748 others were issued for males. The new private and public licenses had been issued since January 2017 until last September, in addition to 2, 5477 renewed licenses, the Apparatus’ Director of Information Abdullah Al-Farhan said.

The official noted that Al-Jahra governance ranked top in terms of issuing orders for driving licenses for the same period, totaling 920 permits, while Al-Farwania governance came second with 204, followed by the capital with 167 ones. Farhan added Al-Ahmadi governance ranked fourth with 162 licenses, followed by Hawali with a total 29 licenses, and finally Mubarak Al-Kabeer with 25 permits. – KUNA

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