KUWAIT, Dec 25 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Amir:
Jan. 5: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah lauded the 41st GCC Summit, named after late Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah and late Sultan Qaboos of Oman, that took place in Al-Ula, Saudi Arabia, for signing an agreement of unity among the six GCC countries.
Jan. 6: Kuwait Amir awarded Foreign Minister Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah the Kuwaiti Order of the First Degree, for his distinguished efforts in the GCC.
Jan. 18: Kuwait Amir accepted the resignation of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.
Jan. 24: Kuwait Amir signed a decree naming His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled as Prime Minister, and assigned him to submit his cabinet line-up to be approved.
Feb. 16: Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Center (JACC) unveiled a glass sculpture given by US embassy on the 30th anniversary of Kuwait's liberation, in a ceremony patronized by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
Feb. 17: An Amiri decree issued to adjourn the National Assembly sessions for a month starting as of February 18, 2021 according to article 106 of Kuwaiti constitution.
March 2: Kuwait Amir issued a decree forming new cabinet chaired by His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.
March 3: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad received the new cabinet in an oath taking ceremony.
March 4: Kuwait Amir departs for US for regular medical tests.
March 14: Kuwait Amir departs to Europe after successful medical examinations in the US.
March 23: His Highness the Amir returned to Kuwait after visits to Europe and following medical tests in US.
March 29: His Highness the Amir received a phone call from Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister, Prince Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, and they discussed the Middle East Green Initiative, plans to plant 50 billion trees as the largest green program in the world.
April 8: Foreign Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah delivered a written message from His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan regarding relations between the two friendly countries and means of boosting these ties in various spheres as well as issues of common concern.
May 4: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad addressed a written message to the Chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Dr. Mohammad Younes Al-Manfi, related to means of bolstering the solid ties between the two countries. The letter was delivered by Minister Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Al-Nasser.
May 5: His Highness the Amir sent a letter to Algerian President Abdulmajid Tebboune regarding the deep-rooted bilateral relations.
May 5: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad delivered a speech on the occasion of the last 10 days of the Holy month of Ramadhan.
May 7: His Highness the Amir sent a letter to King of Morocco Mohammad VI, which touched on the strong relations linking the countries and means to develop them. May 8: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad sent a written letter to Mauritanian President Mohammad Ould Ghazouani on bilateral relations and ways to enhance them at all possible levels.
May 10: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad sent a letter to Spain's King Philip VI on the deep-rooted and historical ties.
June 24: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad headed to Germany on a private visit.
July 17: His Highness the Amir returns home following his private vacation.
July 28: His Highness the Amir receives WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Gebreyesus. Oct. 20: Minister of the Amiri Diwan Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Sabah announced that His Highness the Amir assigned Parliament Speaker, Prime Minister and Chairman of the Judicial Council to propose amnesty criteria on a group of Kuwaiti convicts in order to pardon them.
Oct 26: His Highness the Amir inaugurated the 2nd regular term of the 16th legislative session of the National Assembly.
Nov 8: His Highness the Amir received His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled who presented government resignation.
Nov 13: The official gazette published two decrees regarding amnesty and reduction of prison sentences on several people.
Nov 14: His Highness the Amir accepted government resignation and instructed the cabinet to act as care-taker.
Nov 15: Minister of Amiri Diwan Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah announced that His Highness the Amir delegated some of his constitutional rights to His Highness the Crown Prince temporarily. Nov 23: His Highness the Amir re-assigned Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled as Prime Minister. (end) ed