Kuwaiti emir reappoints outgoing PM to form new gov't

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18th November, 2019 08:21:15 printer

Kuwaiti emir reappoints outgoing PM to form new gov't

Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Monday reappointed Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah as prime minister, the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported.

The emir tasked Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah to nominate members of the new cabinet, KUNA said.

Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah submitted the resignation of his government to the emir on Nov 14. The emir accepted the resignation and ordered the cabinet to serve as a caretaker one until a new government would be formed.

The resignation was submitted by the prime minister to "rearrange the government tasks," Tareq Al-Mizrem, official spokesman of the government, said in a statement.

Kuwait experiences frequent cabinet reshuffles, with the latest cabinet formed less than two years ago.

 


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