Re-posted from the Kuwait Times [link].
Initial investigations indicate that 3,146 sick leaves were taken as of Thursday; each lasting three days starting from last Wednesday. “Based on these findings, the CSC began coordinating with the Interior Ministry to detect staff members who left Kuwait through the airport or border checkpoints while on a sick leave,” the source added.
The Education, Health, Information and Social Affairs and Labor Ministries reported the largest number of absentees according to the source, who added that the largest attendance percentages were recorded at the ministries’ headquarters. “Tough penalties including heavy fines await offenders,” he noted, reported Al-Jarida.
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