KUWAIT CITY, Dec 30: The senior positions in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) are about to be filled, reports Al-Qabas daily.
The daily added, Professor of Law at the Kuwait University Dr Anas Al-Torrah is expected to take the post of Undersecretary. He will succeed Dr Khalid Al-Fadhel who took charge of the oil ministry and the Ministry of Water and Electricity.
The sources indicated Al-Torrah was also teaching at the Faculty of Law at the Kuwait’s University and worked as Secretary-General at the Kuwait Center for commercial arbitration affiliated to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Al-Torrah is the first Kuwaiti to hold a PhD in law from a university in Germany and has obtained the International Parliamentary grant from the German parliament and also the first Kuwaiti and GCC member to obtain this grant. He has worked as consultant to the Minister of Commerce and Industry, Minister of Services Khalid Nasser Al-Roudhan over the past two years where he supervised the drafting of many laws and ministerial economic resolutions.