Kuwait government resigns less than a month after formation | THE DAILY TRIBUNE | KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN

SourceThe Daily Tribune - News of Bahrain
SectorEconomy
CountryKuwait

Agencies | Kuwait City The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com About a month after its formation on December 14, the Kuwaiti government submitted its resignation Tuesday to Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al Khaled. Al Khaled, in turn, must submit his government’s resignation to the Emir, Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmed Al Sabah. Government spokesman Tareq Al Muzrim said that the ministers had submitted their resignations to the Prime Minister and placed it at his disposal. Kuwaiti media reported that the resignation of the government is expected to be accepted, with the existing government tasked with disposing of urgent matters until the formation of the new government. This step came after three deputies in the parliament that was elected on December 5, and whose formation was dominated by opposition representatives, submitted a motion to question the prime minister on January 5, due to lack of cooperation with the National Assembly. The motion, submitted by MPs Badr Al Dhahoum, Thamer Al Dhafiri and Khaled Al Otaibi, received the support of about 34 deputies. This means that at least 37 MPs out of 50 supported questioning the prime minister. The government failed to show up at the National Assembly session that followed the presentation of the questioning motion, which caused the session...read more...