KUWAIT CITY, Oct 4: Kuwait’s Cabinet convened its regular weekly meeting at Al-Saif Palace on Monday under the chairmanship of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Hamad Al-Sabah. His Highness the Prime Minister briefed the ministers on the progress made in the implementation of the call of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah for the country’s executive and legislative authorities to start a national dialogue.
The ministers reaffirmed backing for the call and agreed that a quiet dialogue could prod economic development, prepare the ground for balanced relations with the legislative authority and realize the aspirations of the people, said Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah. The ministers reviewed the constitutional and political aspects of His Highness the Amir’s plea as well as its positive impacts on the legislative-executive cooperation and the domestic and regional situations.
Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser said he apprised the meeting of the outcome of his participation in the 149th session of the Ministerial Council of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). He noted that the GCC ministerial meeting, recently held in Riyadh, strongly denounced the Yemeni Houthi militias for persisting in launching missile and drone attacks on civilian targets in sisterly Saudi Arabia. The Cabinet meeting reviewed the outcomes of the participation of Kuwait delegation, led by His Highness the Prime Minister, in the 76th session of the UN General Assembly as well as the outcomes of the talks held on the sidelines with missions of friendly countries to the session.
His Highness the Prime Minister also briefed the meeting on his visit to friendly United Kingdom and the talks with Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs Elizabeth Truss, and Minister of State for Middle East and North Africa James Cleverly. He apprised the meeting of his visit to sisterly Algeria where he handed a message from His Highness the Amir to President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on the bilateral relations. He put the ministers in the picture of his talks with Libyan Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Dr. Najla Mangoush during her recent tour of the countries of the region. He noted that talks with Dr. Al-Mangoush dealt with the latest developments on the regional and international scales as well as Kuwait efforts to stabilize sisterly Libya