SPC Reconstituted; Prime Minister Is Chairman
The Kuwaiti government on 4 August published details of the reconstitution of the Supreme Petroleum Council (SPC). The change was necessitated by the formation in July of a new cabinet. This saw the elevation of First Deputy Prime Minister (and ex officio SPC chairman) Shaikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah to the post of prime minister (MEES, 21 July). The decree issued on 4 August states that henceforth the ex officioSPC...