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HH Shaikh Nawaf takes oath as Kuwait’s 16th Amir

His Highness Kuwait’s Amir Shaikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah took oath before the National Assembly on Wednesday to become the 16th Amir of the state of Kuwait.

“I swear by Almighty Allah to respect the Constitution and the laws of the State, to defend the liberties, interests and properties of the people and to safeguard the independence and territorial integrity of the country,” HH the Amir, reading Article 60 of the Constitution.

The Amiri Diwan announced passing away of His Highness the Amir Shaikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, and the Government, holding an extraordinary meeting, named His Highness Shaikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad as Amir of Kuwait

Source: Bahrain News Agency