Kuwaiti Prime Minister submits government resignation


Kuwaiti Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al Sabah presented, on Saturday, the resignation of his government to the Emir of the State of Kuwait, Sheikh Michaâl Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.

This resignation comes in accordance with article 57 of the constitution and following the legislative elections held last Thursday.

According to the official election results reported by the Kuwaiti News Agency KUNA, the opposition was able to retain its 29 seats out of the 50 in the dissolved National Assembly, 39 deputies also retained their seats, while eight others lost their mandates.

The change affected 11 seats, two of which went to two members of the Popular Action Movement, the opposition party led by former parliamentarian Musallam Al Barrak.

These elections take place after the promulgation of Decree No. 16 of February 15, 2024 dissolving the National Assembly, in accordance with article 107 of the constitution, following the transgressions by the National Assembly of constitutional constants, its failure to respect due to the person of the Emir and his deliberate use of offensive and inappropriate expressions.

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