Alrai, 17 September 2023: The Managing Director of Human Resources at Kuwait Petroleum Corporation has issued a Circular regarding the rules, controls and conditions for leave to accompany a patient in the oil sector.
The Circular states it is permissible to extend the leave of a non-relative to accompany a patient suffering from an incurable disease after the accumulated annual leave balance of the employee has been exhausted.
The extension request will have to be made after the first 90 days of leave for a patient’s non-relative companion has expired. A report from the relevant medical authority will have to be provided and presented to the institution’s CEO to consider and approve.
It will be implemented on its issued date.
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