Special reporter from Pakistan
Jamshaed our sial pakistan
Kuwait: Action against Indian engineers with fake degrees
In Kuwait, the cordon was tightened against foreign engineers with fake degrees, the relevant department took action and arrested 7 people including 4 Indians.
Engineering certificates are checked by the Kuwait Society of Engineers in collaboration with the Kuwait Public Authority for Manpower to ensure their accuracy and validity.
According to a report, out of a total of 5,248 certificates submitted through the automated system, 4,320 engineering certificates were submitted for verification by residents of various countries during the last six months.
During verification, seven fake engineering certificates were found out of which four belonged to immigrants of Indian citizenship while the rest belonged to Venezuelan, Jordanian and Egyptian citizens.
The report states that 74 certificates are yet to be verified and currently 928 engineering certificates are being verified.
Also, an official source from the Kuwait Society of Engineers confirmed that legal action was taken against the forgers and those who authorized them to issue recruitment visas to work as engineers.