KUWAIT CITY, April 13: The Interior and Defense Committee of the National Assembly, has revealed the shocking truth about a Kuwaiti family, reports Al-Rai daily. According to the committee the family which holds the nationality under Article One is in fact of Syrian nationality.
Some members of the family reportedly hold senior positions in some of the state’s security and administrative departments. The father is believed to be a Syrian and was granted the Kuwaiti citizenship under Article 3.
Article 3 states the Kuwaiti nationality is given to any person born in Kuwait whose parents are unknown. A foundling is deemed to have been born in Kuwait unless the contrary is proved. The sources added the General Department of Nationality and Passports has already studied the file of this family to take action.
The sources pointed the file was under the microscope of the General Department of Nationality and Travel Documents for months to match the information received from the relevant authorities such as the Ministry of Health and the Public Authority for Civil Information and other related parties. It has been reported a well-known personality has complained that the family does not belong to his tribe but the head of the family is in fact Syrian.