Shaikh Nawwaf Appointed First Deputy Prime Minister
An Amiri decree of 26 October announced the appointment of Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Shaikh Nawwaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah to the post of first deputy prime minister. Until the formation of Kuwaits 21st cabinet last July, Shaikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah was the countrys first deputy prime minister. But in the new cabinet Shaikh Sabah became prime minister (MEES, 21 July). Aside from Shaikh...