Miscellaneous

Cabinet holds weekly session

The Kuwaiti Cabinet held its weekly session on Monday at Sief Palace under the chairmanship of by His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.

After the meeting, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Anas Al-Saleh stated the following: His Highness the Prime Minister briefed the Cabinet at the outset of the meeting on the improvement of His Highness the Amir’s health, expressing best wishes and hopes for His Highness’s speedy recovery. The Cabinet also urged everyone to obtain information related to His Highness the Amir health from the official sources.

Later, Minister of Health, Sheikh Dr. Bassel Al-Sabah, briefed the Cabinet on latest heath developments in the country in light of statistics and data related to the numbers of coronavirus cases of infection, recovery, deaths and those receiving treatment.

He pointed out that recovery rate has increased whereas fatalities and hospitalizations have went down.

The Interior Minister, Anas Al-Saleh informed the Cabinet of measures taken by the Ministry regarding monitoring a number of locations that held ‘primaries’ in violation of Law 35/1962 regarding elections for National Assembly membership and its amendments, which criminalizes organization and/or participation of such elections.

Furthermore, the Cabinet discussed the outcome of the no-confidence voting session against the Deputy Prime Minister, the Minister of Interior, and the Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs, the Minister of Education and the Minister of Higher Education held last Thursday regarding the renewal of the parliament’s confidence in the two ministers.

His Highness the Prime Minister congratulated the ministers Anas Al-Saleh and Dr. Saud Al-Harbi on obtaining the confidence of MPs.

Source: Kuwait News Agency