Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah on Wednesday received Crown Prince Sheikh Mishaal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim, and Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al Khaled Al Sabah.
Official Kuwaiti media reported a brief speech by the Emir in which he addressed the crown prince and the heads of parliament and government by saying: “You three have a great responsibility.”
The Emir then moved on to wish all three officials success in their endeavors.
“You are now the ones responsible,” stressed the Emir.
“I have full confidence in you, and you are the pillar of Kuwait, and you have great responsibilities and aspirations,” he added.
The Emir also called on the three leaders to cooperate among them in running the affairs of the country.
Later, the Crown Prince held a meeting with the heads of the National Assembly and government at Bayan Palace.
For his part, Al-Ghanim announced that the Crown Prince called on Kuwaiti representatives to cooperate with the next government, to stay away from differences and conflicts, and to focus on the file of fighting corruption and economic challenges.
In a press release after the two meetings, Al-Ghanim said that the parliament will be willing to cooperate with the government for the benefit and interest of Kuwait.
"Their Highnesses tasked us with an important duty relating to the future of Kuwait and its people and the two authorities are willing to tackle issues such as corruption, economic development, and other topics of great significance."
According to the 56 article of the constitution, the Emir assigned the Crown Prince to some of his constitutional rights and therefore, Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad chose Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled as Prime Minister and tasked him with forming the cabinet, indicated Al-Ghanim.
He affirmed that the Crown Prince called on the National Assembly to cooperate with the new cabinet to achieve the dreams and aspiration of the Kuwaiti people.