Middle East Economic Survey
Al-Humaidhi Appointed Kuwaits Finance Minister, Amid Signs Of Political Turmoil
The Amir of Kuwait, Shaikh Jabir al-Ahmad al-Sabah on 4 April appointed Badr al-Humaidhi to the post of Finance Minister, replacing Mahmud al-Nuri. The latters resignation was accepted on 2 April, one year after being tendered following a vote of no confidence in the National Assembly that he narrowly survived. Mr Humaidhi, an economics graduate, has...