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Career of Kuwait's new PM retired general Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah

KUWAIT, July 24 (KUNA) -- Former First Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, retired army general Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah was named Kuwait's new prime minister in an Amiri order on Sunday.
Born in 1956, Sheikh Ahmad is the son of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
A Bachelor degree of Commerce Kuwait University graduate, he was later drafted in military service, arriving at the rank of general before retirement from the army.
He had assumed the role of first deputy prime minister and interior minister since March 2022.
This was preceded by several stints, also at the Ministry of Interior alongside the National Guard.
At the Ministry of Interior, he has served as Assistant Undersecretary for Nationality and Passports Affairs followed by the role of Assistant Undersecretary for Education and Training Affairs.
His retirement from the ministry thereafter was followed by his appointment as Governor of the Hawalli Governorate.
In November 2020, an Amiri order was given, appointing Sheikh Ahmad to the role of Deputy Chief of the National Guard at the minister rank. (end) tab.sd