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Kuwait Emir Leaves for Germany on Private Visit

Kuwait Emir Leaves for Germany on Private Visit

Friday, 21 January, 2022 - 06:30
Kuwait's new Emir Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah gestures as he takes the oath of office at the parliament, in Kuwait City, Kuwait September 30, 2020. REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee/File Photo

Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah left on Thursday for Germany on a private visit.

The Emir was seen off at the airport by Crown Prince Sheikh Mishaal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim, and Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al Khaled Al Sabah, in addition to senior state’s officials, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported.

Kuwait's crown prince has been asked to carry out some of Emir Sheikh Nawaf's constitutional duties based on an Emiri decree issued in November.

Sheikh Nawaf has become the country’s ruler on Sep. 29, 2020, after the passing away of his brother late Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad.

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