KUWAIT, March 3 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received, Wednesday, at Bayan Palace His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on the occasion of his swear-in as head of the cabinet.
The members of the new cabinet, accompanying his Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled, were also sworn-in. The new cabinet included:
-- Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, Sheikh Hamad Jaber Al-Ali Al-Sabah.
-- Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Justice and Minister of State for Nazaha Enhancement, Abdullah Youssef Al-Roumi.
-- Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, Issa Ahmad Mohammad Al-Kanderi.
-- Minister of Oil and Minister of Higher Education, Dr. Mohammad Abdullatif Al-Fares.
-- Minister of Health, Dr. Bassel Humoud Al-Sabah.
-- Foreign Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs, Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah.
-- Minister of Public Works and Minister of State for Communication and Information Technology Affairs, Dr. Rana Abdullah Al-Fares.
-- Minister of State for National Assembly Affairs, Mubarak Salem Al-Harees.
-- Minister of Interior, Sheikh Thamer Ali Al-Salem Al-Saba.
-- Minister of Finance and Minister of State for Economic and Investment Affairs, Khalifa Musaed Hamada.
-- Minister of Information and Culture and Minister of State for Youth Affairs, Abdulrahman Baddah Al-Mutairi.
-- Minister of Education, Dr. Ali Fahad Al-Mudhaf.
-- Minister of State for Municipality Affairs and Minister of State for Housing Affairs and Urban Development, Shaya Abdulrahman Al-Shaya
-- Minister of Commerce and Industry Dr. Abdullah Issa Al-Salman.
-- Minister of Electricity, Water and Renewable Energy and Minister of Social Affairs and Societal Development, Dr. Mashaan Mohammad Al-Otaibi.
Minister of the Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah, head of the Amiri Diwan Sheikh Mubarak Faisal Al-Sabah and Deputy Minister of the Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Sabah were present at the ceremony.
Attendees also included head of His Highness the Amir's office and Undersecretary of the Amiri Diwan Ahmad Fahad Al-Fahad, head of His Highness the Crown Prince's office Lieut-General Jamal Al-Theyab, head of His Highness the Prime Minister's office Ahmad Mahmoud Al-Rahmani, and Acting Secretary General of the cabinet Wael Issa Al-Asousi. (end)