Middle East Economic Survey


No 19



Kuwaits New Oil Minister Appointment On Hold

Kuwaits expected appointment on 4 May of Muhammad al-Busairi as Oil Minister has been put on hold due to the country going into official mourning for the Amirs brother, Shaikh Khalid al-Ahmad al- Sabah. Mr Busairi is a former communications minister and has been lined up to replace Shaikh Ahmad al- 'Abd Allah al- Sabah, the oil minister in the previous cabinet. Shaikh Ahmad came under...