KUN0121 4 GEN 0221 FRANCE /AFP -LEO8 POL-KUWAIT-SHEIKH NAWAF Biography of nominated Crown Prince, HH Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah KUWAIT, Feb 7 (KUNA) -- His Highness Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, who was nominated Tuesday by an Amiri decree for the Crown Prince post, has been a prominent figure iwho worked for the establishment and development of the State of Kuwait. HH Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad was born in 1937 and received education in several Kuwaiti schools. He was appointed on Feb 12, 1962 as Governor of Hawali, which was his first political post. On March 19, he was appointed as the Minister of Interior until he resigned on July 3, 1986. HH Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad was then appointed again as the Minister of Interior in 1986 to serve at this post until he was assigned as the Minister of Defense first on January 26, 1988 and again on June 20, 1992. On April 20, 1991, he was assigned the Minister of Social Affairs and Labor to serve until Oct 17, 1992. Two years later, on October 16, 1994, he was appointed as the deputy chief of National Guards to serve until he was appointed as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior on July 13, 2003. HH Sheikh Nawaf was then appointed as the First Deputy Prime Minister on October 16, 2003, while he continued serving as an Interior Minister. Among HH Sheikh Nawaf's notable achievements was the creation of the Legal Department and the Mayors' Affairs Department at the Interior Ministry. HH Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad also played a significant role in the establishment of Private Contracts Department and the Legal Department at Defense Ministry. He also established the Legal Affairs Undersecretary post at the Ministry of Social Affairs. In the humanitarian domain, HH Sheikh Nawaf established a hospital for the social care centers during his term as Minister of Social Affairs and sponsored several cultural, recreational, social activities for the National Guards personnel. HH Sheikh Nawaf is a father of four sons and a daughter. Among his interests is horse riding. During his term as Interior Minister, HH Sheikh Nawaf had always stressed the significance of team work and unity to preserve Kuwait and protect it from any greed. (end) adf.rb