Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad sworn in as 16th Emir of Kuwait

Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad sworn in as 16th Emir of Kuwait

Kuwait (UNA-OIC) – Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah took the oath before the National Assembly on Wednesday to become the 16th Emir of the State of Kuwait.

“I swear by Almighty Allah to respect the Constitution and the laws of the State, to defend the liberties, interests and properties of the people and to safeguard the independence and territorial integrity of the country,” Sheikh Nawaf was quoted by KUNA while reading Article 60 of the Constitution.

The Amiri Diwan announced on Tuesday the passing away of Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, pointing out that the government held an extraordinary meeting, during which Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad was named as Emir of the State of Kuwait.

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