Kuwait City, Nov 17: The State Security Apparatus put the names of 100 expatriates of different nationalities on the lists of those who are prohibited from renewing their residencies in the country when they expire, and therefore they and their families must leave as soon as their residencies expire.
Informed security sources said: The vast majority of those prevented from renewing their residency hold Lebanese citizenship, and the rest are of different nationalities, most notably Iranian, Yemeni, Syrian, Iraqi, Pakistani, Afghani, Bengali and Egyptian.
The sources stressed that Kuwait’s security is a red line, and no person who represents any kind of threat to the security of the homeland will be allowed to be on its land.
They explained that some of these Lebanese expatriates are suspected of belonging or of their first or second degree relatives to Hezbollah, while others are of other nationalities, including people who were previously accused in serious cases such as money laundering and other sensitive issues, or they are on the list of undesirables in their presence. within the country as required by the public interest.
The sources indicated that a number of those who were prevented from renewing their residencies discovered this when they reviewed the residency affairs departments in the six governorates, and they were asked to leave the country and their families immediately.
The sources pointed out that the State Security Apparatus is working in all directions that would preserve the country’s internal security, noting that clear and clear instructions were issued by senior security leaders not to be lenient in that file, and not to respond to any pressures or “intermediaries”, whatever they were.