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News ID: 107855
Publish Date : 16 October 2022 - 21:22
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DUBAI (Dispatches) – Kuwait on Sunday appointed Bader Hamed Yousef al-Mulla as the country’s new oil minister as part of the Persian Gulf country’s new cabinet.
In a cabinet reshuffle, Salem Abdullah al-Jaber al-Sabah was appointed as foreign minister and Ammar Muhammad Ammar al-Ajmi was given the minister of state for housing and urban development and minister of state of national assembly affairs portfolios.
Mai Jassim al-Baghli was appointed as minister of social affairs and societal development and minister of state for women and childhood affairs.
Barrak Ali Barrak al-Shaitan was given the deputy prime minister and minister of state for cabinet affairs role.
Abdulaziz Waleed Abdullah al-Mujil was appointed as minister of state for municipal affairs and Hamad Abdulwahab Hamad al-Adwani was appointed minister of education and minister of higher education and scientific research.
Amani Suleiman Bu Qamaz was appointed as minister of public works and minister of electricity, water, and renewable energy.
Abdulaziz Majed Abdulaziz al-Majed was made minister of justice, minister of endowments and Islamic affairs, and minister of state for Nazaha enhancement.
Earlier this month, Kuwait’s crown prince Sheikh Meshal al-Ahmad al-Sabah re-appointed Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf al-Sabah, the ruling emir’s son, as prime minister.
The crown prince, who has taken over most of the emir’s duties, first appointed Sheikh Ahmad as prime minister in July after some opposition MPs staged an open-ended sit-in to press for a new premier.
The first parliament session after the September elections in Kuwait was postponed last week to Oct. 18.

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