KUWAIT, Dec 14 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on Monday took the oath in front of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah as the head of the new cabinet.
His Highness the Amir, addressed the assigned prime minister during the ceremonial audience, wishing him heavenly support and guidance for performing the great task, noting that the people of Kuwait "have great ambitions for fulfilling the aspired objectives" by the new government.
Thanking members of the former government who had worked amid very complex circumstances, His Highness the Amir noted that the new government would deal with a new phase marked with challenges and tasks of equal weight that warrant extraordinary efforts, diligent and faithful work in coordination with the parliament.
His Highness the Amir hoped to see actions intended to attain the aspired national goals, stressing on necessity of solidarity, coordination among the apparatuses to enhance public services and tackle basis issues.
He further hoped for action aimed at boosting the state of law, institutions, "placing Kuwait's interest above any other consideration." In his advises to the freshly assigned executives, His Highness Sheikh Nawaf noted that running state affairs warrants serious and organized action, field follow-up, commitment to the application of law on all, "embodiment of justice and equality," sensible selection of leaders who are capable to promote the homeland and attain its progress and prosperity.
His Highness the Amir, in conclusion, affirmed that he was certain that the ministers would be able to face the enormous challenges, continue to push forward the national action for reforms and development and attain the aspired national objectives. (end) rk