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Kuwait’s cabinet includes three women for the first time

Kuwait’s cabinet includes three women for the first time

Kuwait: Kuwait’s new-look cabinet includes a new prime minister and seven new ministers, half of the total number. None of the ministers in the 36th cabinet to be formed over 57 years since the country’s independence has open affiliations to religious societies in a clear departure from traditions that have marked successive governments. Three ministers […]

Politics in Kuwait: 36 governments in 57 years

Politics in Kuwait: 36 governments in 57 years

Kuwait: Kuwait’s latest cabinet announced on Tuesday is the 36th formed over 57 years since the country’s independence. On Tuesday, Kuwait announced the formation of the cabinet headed by Prime Minister Shaikh Sabah Al Khaled Al Sabah and included 15 ministers. According to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA), the first government, known as the transitional cabinet, […]

Grand opening as exhibition creates great synergy between Kuwait, Korea

Grand opening as exhibition creates great synergy between Kuwait, Korea

Kuwait: There is the art of diplomacy. And there is the diplomacy of art. Marking 40 years of diplomatic relations, Kuwait and South Korea have held several events to celebrate the steady growth of their ties and the successful expansion of their cooperation. Art, the main beauty of mankind, in November contributed to the rich […]

Kuwait emir urges new prime minister to crack down on corruption

Kuwait emir urges new prime minister to crack down on corruption

Kuwait: Kuwait’s Emir Shaikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah has urged the newly-appointed Prime Minister, Shaikh Sabah Khalid Al Hamad Al Sabah to crack down on corruption. “We have given you responsibility … a big responsibility … fight corruption and the corrupt … Inshallah Allah the Almighty help you for the best interest […]

Kuwait emir pledges zero tolerance towards corruption, deplores media spat

Kuwait emir pledges zero tolerance towards corruption, deplores media spat

By Habib Toumi Kuwait: Kuwait’s Emir has pledged that no-one regardless of their status will evade punishment related to public funds crimes and stressed that the issue was under his personal attention. “We reaffirm our relentless keenness on preserving public funds, and our commitment to protecting them, and affirm that no-one, no matter his position, […]

Kuwait designated premier declines post amid rare public feud

Kuwait designated premier declines post amid rare public feud

By Habib Toumi Kuwait: Kuwait’s caretaker prime minister has turned down a proposal by the Emir to be reappointed and to form a new government. Shaikh Jaber Al Mubarak said in a statement on Monday that although it was an honor to serve the country, he felt sorry “over not being able to implement the […]

Unique exhibition to celebrate 40 years of Korea-Kuwait diplomatic relations

Unique exhibition to celebrate 40 years of Korea-Kuwait diplomatic relations

By Lee Sang-Ki AsiaN, Former Chairman of the Korean Journalists Association Kuwait: Korean artist Lee Hyang’s special exhibition “The Beauty of Korea” will be held at Shaikh Abdullah Salem Cultural Center, Kuwait Royal Museum, on November 18-23, as the two countries continue celebrating their 40 years of diplomatic relations. The exhibition, hosted by the Korean […]

Kuwait’s Al Hajraf to be named new Gulf Cooperation Council Secretary General

Kuwait’s Al Hajraf to be named new Gulf Cooperation Council Secretary General

By Habib Toumi Manama: Kuwait’s finance minister Nayef Al Hajraf will be the next Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), reports in Kuwait said on Monday evening. The position rotates among the member states – Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Oman was supposed to hold the […]

Born to lead: Sheikh Mubarak Al Abdullah Al Mubarak Al Sabah

Born to lead: Sheikh Mubarak Al Abdullah Al Mubarak Al Sabah

By Shane McGinley Arabian Business Kuwait: Waiting in one of the reception rooms in The White Palace in Kuwait City, it is hard not to notice a huge painting hung on one of the room’s walls. The image is of an Arabic woman sitting at a desk writing by candlelight as she looks over at […]

Kyrgyzstan, Kuwait agree to boost ties, sign MoUs

Kyrgyzstan, Kuwait agree to boost ties, sign MoUs

Bishkek: Kyrgyzstan and Kuwait have signed two memoranda of understanding as the two countries discussed ways of bolstering their relations and cooperation. Delegations from the two countries met for the second session of the Joint Kyrgyz-Kuwaiti Intergovernmental Commission on Economic and Technical Cooperation in Bishkek, the press service of the Ministry of Finance of the […]

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