Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. XLIX

No 22

29-May-2006

KUWAIT

New Parliamentary Elections Likely To Push Back Project Kuwait Approval To 2007

The decree by Kuwaits Amir Shaikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah to dissolve parliament and call new elections for 29 June over electoral reform has made it very unlikely that the government will be able to get approval for Project Kuwait before 2007, MEES understands. Kuwaits latest political crisis was sparked by a request by opposition Islamist MPs to question...