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‘Govt to move with nationality law in line with State interest’

KUWAIT CITY, April 8, (KUNA): The Kuwaiti Government will move on with nationality laws according to state sovereignty and the constitution, said Minister of Justice and the Minister of State for National Assembly Affairs Dr Faleh Abdullah Al-Azeb.

There’s no ban on lawmakers’ views on the tabled amendments on referring nationality disputes to the judiciary, Al-Azeb told the National Assembly’s Al-Dostoor News Network. He reiterated the necessity of respecting the principle of sovereignty and the provisions of the constitution. Al-Azeb voiced optimism over the relations between the Legislative and the Executive Powers.

The tools of parliamentary monitoring are not those of straining; they eventually lead to cooperation for interests of the national, the minister said. He welcomed any potential grilling requests by the legislators, as a political inquiries are guaranteed by the constitutions. Referring to the DNA testing law, Al-Azeb said it would be amended according to the views of the members of the two powers, expressing the government’s sincere desire to cement cooperation with the Legislative Power.

Meanwhile, the minister said he formed a committee and tasked it with handling the remarks of the State Audit Bureau on the Ministry of Justice.

Meanwhile, Kuwait Environment Protection Society (KEPS) has kicked off a new awareness campaign aiming to educate the public about climatic changes. A statement by KEPS’s Treasurer Yousuf Al-Kous, on Saturday, said the campaign comes in line with a cooperation agreement that had been signed between the society and the Environment Public Authority (EPA).

The inked accord is related to the second national project on the climate change and the quarterly report stipulating Kuwait’s adherence to the UN Framework Convention on Climatic Change. Al-Kous added that the society has worked out its twoyear program plan, including distribution of publications on the subject and holding workshops designed to enhance the public environmental awareness. Up to 3,000 male and female students will be engaged as part of the green schools’ program in addition to 5,000 participants in a polling campaign to study the public environmental awareness. Moreover, 100 teachers and environmental guides were enrolled in the plan.

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