Kuwaiti crown prince dissolves parliament

by IANS |

Kuwait City, June 23 (IANS) Kuwaiti Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has dissolved the parliament of the country, calling for an early general election, according to the official Kuwait TV.

"We have decided, based on our constitutional right complying with the provision of Article 107, to dissolve the parliament and to call for general elections in the coming months, after preparing the necessary legal arrangements for that," he said on behalf of the Emir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah concerning the latest political developments in Kuwait.

An Amiri decree of the National Assembly dissolution is to be issued in the upcoming few months, he added.

The Kuwaiti constitution is untouchable and is the foundation of legitimacy in the pact between the leadership and the people to ensure Kuwait's security, stability and prosperity, he said, calling on the Kuwaiti people to elect a new house that could bear significant responsibility for maintaining state stability and accomplishing the citizens' hopes and aspirations, Xinhua news agency reported.

He also called on the upcoming National Assembly and the government to cooperate, coordinate and pay great efforts toward realising the aspirations of the people.

Latest News
Rajasthan Cong seeks NIA probe into BJP's alleged links with terrorists Tue, Jul 05, 2022, 04:30 PM
Will BJP respect 5-term Jalalpore MLA's wishes and renominate him? Tue, Jul 05, 2022, 04:29 PM
Congress raises pitch on PSI recruitment scam in Karnataka, BJP hits back Tue, Jul 05, 2022, 04:17 PM
ACB conducts raids on Oppn leader Siddaramaiah's right hand man in K'taka Tue, Jul 05, 2022, 04:16 PM
Proposal sent to rename wards in Ayodhya after Kalyan Singh, Ashok Singhal Tue, Jul 05, 2022, 04:06 PM
David Warner's wife fumes over life-time ban on husband from taking up leadership role in Australia Tue, Jul 05, 2022, 03:55 PM
'Chalk and cheese': Stark contrast in Rishabh Pant's batting in red and white-ball cricket Tue, Jul 05, 2022, 03:44 PM
Juvenile held in Delhi for raping 12-year-old kin Tue, Jul 05, 2022, 03:27 PM
Sudanese leader says military to stay out of political talks Tue, Jul 05, 2022, 03:22 PM
Kerala Minister Saji Cherian criticises Constitution, rtd judge seeks resignation Tue, Jul 05, 2022, 03:20 PM
Palestine rejects results of US probe on Al Jazeera journo's killing Tue, Jul 05, 2022, 03:15 PM
The Ukraine war shapes a new world order - unipolarity crumbles to give way to multipolarity-Part 2 Tue, Jul 05, 2022, 03:04 PM
India were disappointing and timid to say the least on Day 4, says Shastri Tue, Jul 05, 2022, 02:49 PM
Elderly couple found murdered in Kanpur Tue, Jul 05, 2022, 02:44 PM
India has to limit loan Tue, Jul 05, 2022, 02:34 PM