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Kuwait announces formation of new gov't

Kuwait announces formation of new gov't
KUWAIT, Aug 1 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah approved in a decree on Monday the formation of a new cabinet led by His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah.
The first article of the decree included the lineup of the new cabinet consisting of: 1 - Talal Khaled Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah -- Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Acting Minister of Interior.
2 - Dr. Mohammad Abdullatif Al-Fares -- Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Oil and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs.
3 - Issa Ahmad Al-Kandari -- Minister of State for Housing Affairs and Urban Development and Minister of State for National Assembly Affairs.
4 - Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah -- Minister of Foreign Affairs.
5 - Dr. Rana Abdullah Al-Fares -- Minister of State for Municipal Affairs and Minister of State for Communication and Information Technology.
6 - Abdulrahman Baddah Al-Mutairi -- Minister of Information and Culture and Minister of State for Youth Affairs.
7 - Dr. Ali Fahad Al-Mudhaf -- Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
8 - Justice Jamal Hadhel Al-Jalawi -- Minister of Justice, Minister of State for Nazaha (Integrity) Enhancement and Minister of Awqaf (Endowment) and Islamic Affairs.
9 - Dr. Khaled Mhawes Al-Saeed -- Minister of Health.
10 - Abduwahab Mohammad Al-Rushaid -- Minister of Finance and Minister of State for Economic Affairs and Investment.
11 - Ali Hussein Al-Mousa -- Minister of Public Works and Minister of Electricity, Water, and Renewable Energy.
12 - Fahad Mutlaq Al-Shurai'an -- Minister of Commerce and Industry and Minister of Social Affairs and Community Development.
According to the second article, His Highness the Prime Minister would be tasked with informing the National Assembly of the decree effective on the date of issue. (end) bb