Kuwaiti Emir reappoints Prime Minister, dismisses 2 cabinet ministers

Kuwaiti Emir reappoints Prime Minister, dismisses 2 cabinet ministers
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  • calendar-gray 18 November 2019

Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh, Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah has reappointed Sheikh Jaber al-Mubarak al-Hamad al-Sabah as prime minister and dismissed Defence Minister Sheikh Nasser Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah and Interior Minister Sheikh Khaled al-Jarrah al-Sabah following the government's resignation last week, APA reports citing Sputnik.

The prime minister announced the government's resignation to the Kuwaiti emir on 14 November.

Following the reappointment, the Kuwaiti prime minister was tasked with nominating new members of the cabinet and present a list of names to the emir, the Kuna news agency reported.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah al-Khaled al-Hamad al-Sabah will become the defence minister in the new cabinet, while Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Anas al-Saleh will take office as the interior minister, the media stated. 

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