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Kuwait Emir Accepts Govt. Resignation

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JORDAN-DEAD SEA-ARAB LEAGUE SUMMIT-OPENING by .
The Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah (Xinhua/Meng Tao) (sxk)

The Kuwait state media reported that the emir of Kuwait accepted the resignation of the government amid a crisis with Parliament….reports Asian Lite News

JORDAN-DEAD SEA-ARAB LEAGUE SUMMIT-OPENING by .
The Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah (Xinhua/Meng Tao) (sxk)

Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber al-Mubarak al-Sabah had offered the resignation of his government, reports Al Jazeera.

The Gulf nation’s National Assembly was scheduled to hold two votes of no-confidence against Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs and acting Minister of Information Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah al-Mubarak al-Sabah on Tuesday and Wednesday, the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported.

According to the assembly’s agenda, the legislators would have voted on motions submitted by 10 MPs on a range of issues.

The agenda included discussing the formation of temporary committees focused on youth and sports, housing and business environment for people with special needs, women and family affairs and environment.

Prime Minister Sabah has held his post since 2011 and was reappointed after the parliamentary election the following year.

Kuwait has experienced frequent cabinet reshuffles in the recent past, the last in February.