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Kuwait Emir reappoints Sabah Al-Khaled as prime minister

Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid tendered his government’s resignation on Nov. 14, amid row with lawmakers

Anadolu Agency staff   | 23.11.2021
Kuwait Emir reappoints Sabah Al-Khaled as prime minister

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait 

Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah reappointed Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Sabah as prime minister, according to state news agency KUNA on Tuesday.

Sheikh Sabah tendered his government’s resignation on Nov. 14 amid a row with opposition lawmakers.

The resignation came as several lawmakers sought to question the prime minister and other ministers on various issues, including corruption and the handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

*Writing by Ibrahim Mukhtar

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