11 Dec 2017 - 15:59
Emir of Kuwait Issues Decree Forming New Cabinet
Kuwait: The Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Monday issued a decree establishing the new Cabinet headed by The Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.
Kuwaiti news agency (KUNA) reported that the Emir of the State of Kuwait met Monday with Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.
During the reception, the Premier presented the new formation of the State of Kuwait Cabinet consists of 15 ministers, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad, the Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, and the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khaled Al Jarrah Al Sabah.
The new formation of the State of Kuwait Cabinet also includes the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Anas Khaled Al-Saleh, and the Minister of Finance Nayef Falah Al Hajraf.
Mean while, The Emir of Kuwait issued on October 30 an Emiri order to accept the resignation of the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, and members of his cabinet, so that the Ministers will continue to discharge their duties until the formation of the new cabinet.