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Al-Asousi warns against vote-buying phenomenon Candidate Lari eyes number of laws on giving women their rights

KUWAIT CITY, June 17: A candidate from the Second Constituency Ahmad Lari says he will present a number of laws related to giving Kuwaiti women their rights if he becomes a parliamentarian, reports Al-Anba daily. During a parliamentary women meeting that was held recently in Qadsiya, he explained that the laws he intends to submit includes giving Kuwaiti women the right to sponsor permanent residency for their non-Kuwaiti husbands and right to a proper accommodation for their non-Kuwaiti husbands and children.

Lari stressed that qualified Kuwaiti women have the right to occupy top positions as well as retire early in order to obtain social stability, adding that efforts have to be unified and focused on realizing achievements and developing the country.

Meanwhile, Third Constituency candidate in the upcoming parliamentary by-elections Bassam Al-Asousi has warned about the prevalence of vote-buying in the constituency, admitting he was surprised by the leniency of the concerned authorities in confronting this phenomenon, reports Al-Rai daily.

Al-Asousi recommended the ratification of a law to exclude from the elections anyone proven to have participated in vote-buying operations. He urged all citizens to do their part in stopping this phenomenon before it gets blown out of proportion. Meanwhile, candidate from the Fourth Constituency Mohammad Nasser Al-Barrak obtained 1,222 recommendations from Rashayida Tribe to run for the by-elections, as the tribe stressed the need to respect these recommendations and support Al-Barrak in the upcoming elections

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