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Kuwait Emir Announces New Cabinet

Tue 14 May 2024 | 11:05 AM
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Kuwait Emir Sheikh Meshaal Al Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah announced the forming of a new cabinet headed by Sheikh Ahmad Abdullah Al-Sabah, according to a royal decree issued on Monday.

The new cabinet consists of 13 ministers, including nine names from the previous government, including the First Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and the Acting Minister of Interior Sheikh Fahad Yusuf Al-Sabah, Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdullah Ali Al-Yahya, Minister of Public Works and Minister of State for Municipality Affairs Nora Mohammad Al-Mashaan, Finance Minister and Minister of State for Economic and Investment Affairs Anwar Ali Al-Mudhaf.

The new members are Amthal Al-Huwailah, who was appointed as the Minister of Social Affairs, Family and Childhood Affairs along with the Minister of State for Youth Affairs; Mahmoud Abdulaziz Bushehri as the Minister of Electricity, Water and Renewable Energy, and the Minister of State for Housing Affairs; Omar Al-Omar as the Minister of Trade and Industry and the Minister of State for Communications Affairs; and Mohammad Ibrahim Al-Wasmi as Minister of Justice and Minister of Endowments and Islamic Affairs.

"The Prime Minister and the ministers must implement this decree," the decree asserted.