Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 27

2-July-2007

KUWAIT

Kuwaiti Oil Minister Facing Motion Of No-Confidence After Questioning By MPs

Kuwaits Oil Minister Shaikh 'Ali al-Jarrah al-Sabah faces a vote of no confidence from MPs in July following his formal cross-questioning by MPs on 25 June. He is widely expected to resign rather than face such a vote, although at MEES press time, no public announcement on his fate was expected until after a cabinet meeting scheduled for 30 June. The minister has...