KUWAIT, Jan 7 (KUNA) -- New members of the National Assembly and the
reshuffled Cabinet took the oath on Tuesday during the regular second session
of the 14th legislative term of the National Assembly.
The oath-taking legislators and government members will thus start
fulfilling their tasks and duties, in line with the National Constitution
Those who performed the swearing-in ceremony were Deputy Prime Minister,
Minister of Commerce and Industry Dr. Abdulmohsen Al-Madaj, Minister of
Education and Higher Education Ahmad Abdulmohsen Al-Mulaifi, Minister of
Health Dr. Ali Al-Obaidi, Minister of Justice and Minister of Awqaf and
Islamic Affairs Nayef Al-Ajmi, Minister of Social Affairs, Labor and Minister
of State for Planning Affairs and Development Hind Al-Sabeeh and Minister of
State for Housing Affairs Yasser Abul.
MPs Abdul-Hameed Dashti and Nabil Al-Fadhel also conducted the constitional
Dashti and Al-Fadhel have been recently reinstated as members of the
Parliament after the Constitutional Court invalidated election of the
legislators, Dr. Maasouma Al-Mubarak and MP Usama Al-Tahous.
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah issued, on
Monday, an Amiri Decree accepting resignation of seven ministers and another
decree stipulating reshuffle of the Cabinet, covering seven new ministers, and
changing post of four others. (end)
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