Kuwait Amir instructs authorities’ heads to propose amnesty regulations – Amir Diwan Min.

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah assigned parliament Speaker, the Prime Minister and Head of the Judicial Council to propose regulations and conditions of amnesty on some Kuwaiti convicts to pave way for amnesty decree, Amiri Diwan Minister announced Wednesday.

Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah said a national dialogue between the legislative and executive authorities began upon instructions of His Highness the Amir in a drive to achieve political stability and cooperation between the two authorities in line with Article 50 of the Constitution, which separates, but urged cooperation among, authorities.

The legislative and executive authorities, said Sheikh Mohammad, appreciated His Highness the Amir’s call and expressed hope dialogue end political standoff in a drive to achieve the principle of cooperation.

His Highness the Amir, he asserted, was very much keen on traditions of tolerance and forgiveness and to preserve national unity for the best interest of Kuwait.

He said His Highness the Amir took note of the appeal by around 40 parliament members who reaffirmed keenness on cooperation and political stability, and in line with what His Highness the Amir’s advisors conveyed to him, His Highness the Amir decided to use this constitutional right in line with Article 75.

Therefore, His Highness the Amir assigned the speaker, Prime Minister and Judicial council chief to propose regulations, conditions of amnesty on some Kuwaiti convicts to pave way for amnesty decree.

Source: Kuwait News Agency