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Some parliamentary panels plan to finish their work during recess

MP queries on referral of firms to Capital Markets Prosecution KUWAIT CITY, July 5: Some parliamentary committees, such as the Legislation and Public Funds Protection, intend to complete their work during the parliamentary recess while the other committees’ work will be limited due to difficulty of reaching quorum, says MP …

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Closing session for parliamentary recess will be held today: Speaker

Wednesday’s session adjourned due to lack of quorum KUWAIT CITY, June 7: Parliament Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim said the closing session for the parliamentary recess will be held on Thursday (June 8), confirming that the decree in this regard was signed Wednesday. In a press statement, Al- Ghanim disclosed there will …

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MPs approve capital expenditures – Nod to amend Companies Law

KUWAIT CITY, April 12: The Parliament unanimously approved the proposal to amend Companies Law No. 1/2016 in its first and second readings on Wednesday. A total of 45 members voted in favor of the bill in the first reading while 48 voted in favor in the second reading. The explanatory …

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Perhaps suspending it is better for everyone

THERE is a question that has been asked many times in various local circles – What is the point of having a strong Parliament which continues day by day to exceed the cost of Parliamentary positions on financial and economic aspects? Is democracy about accusations and blackmailing? Whenever the Parliament …

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Panel approves lifting of immunities in storming case

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 5: The parliamentary Legislative and Legal Committee has approved the request of the Public Prosecution to lift the immunity of MPs Waleed Al-Tabtabaie, Jamaan Al-Harbash and Mohammad Al- Mutairi in relation to the legislative building storming case. Speaking to reporters after the committee meeting on Sunday, Committee …

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Speaker calls halt after ‘mandoub’ slur – Heated exchange ends session

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 10: Parliament Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim on Tuesday adjourned the regular session due to some MPs’ failure to comply with internal regulations. The Speaker took this step after MPs Jamaan Al- Harbash and Saif Al-Harshani engaged in a heated argument. Al-Harbash described members of the previous Parliament as …

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Needed is a government that can stand up to Parliament

THE outcome of the 2016 National Assembly election was unusual; considering the huge voter turnout and variety of winners, especially the youth, making this election akin to a referendum. This ‘referendum’ was on national alternatives over factional and personal interests that coated previous Parliaments which caused several problems and Kuwait …

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Al-Hashem critical of previous Parliament

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: The performance of dissolved Parliament was not on par with the ambitions and expectations of Kuwaiti people, said former MP Safa Al-Hashem who is contesting the National Assembly polls from the Third Election Constituency. For example, she said the State’s financial resources were not disbursed through …

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Amiri decree dissolves Parliament – Poll within 60 days

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 16: The Cabinet finalized a decree on the dissolution of the National Assembly in an emergency meeting at Bayan Palace on Sunday. HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah then submitted the decree to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah who …

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