Kuwait’s 35th New Government Sworn in


Kuwait swore in a new cabinet on Tuesday, but there are already doubts whether the shaky government will survive long, according to Gulf newspapers.

Members of the 35th government were sworn in in front of Kuwait ruler Emir Shaikh Sabah al-Sabah who told them they must remain united during these challenging times for the country.

“We are fully aware of the challenges as the nation moves forward and of the dangers and threats to our beloved homeland in light of the current regional situation,” Jaber said according to Gulf News.

“This means that our responsibilities are bigger and that we must intensify our efforts to work hard and productively to achieve the anticipated objectives for the country and fulfil the aspirations of Kuwaitis.”

Kuwait’s new government formed 40 days after the previous cabinet resigned following a standoff between parliament and ministers.

Parliament had planned a vote of no confidence against a minister and requests to grill others, leading to the government to resign.

 

Read full article on AlAraby, December 13, 2017


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