Kuwait Crown Prince announces Parliament dissolution in coming months

KUWAIT, June 22 (KUNA) – His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah announced dissolving the Parliament in the coming months and called on the Kuwaiti citizens to elect a new house.

His Highness the Crown Prince noted that according to article 107 of the Kuwaiti constitution “It is in national interest I seek dissolution of the National Assembly and I urge the Kuwaiti people to elect a new house that can bear great responsibly of maintaining state stability.” An Amiri decree of the National Assembly dissolution is to be issued in the upcoming few months, His Highness the Crown Prince added.

His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah stressed the heavy responsibility that lies on the shoulders of the Kuwaiti people to re-elect members of parliament.

This came during his speech to the citizens, in which he greeted everyone with the greetings of Islam and showed the duty as Kuwait’s leadership to take a stand against the disagreement and division of the legislative and executive authorities.

His Highness the Crown Prince affirmed that 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.

“Amidst this challenging world, we must be cautious and careful, as we have not gotten over the repercussions of the Coronavirus crisis and we face these political differences torn by personal interests at the expense of Kuwait and its people,” said His Highness the Crown Prince.

His Highness the Crown Prince called for the Kuwaiti people to take a moment, and think of Kuwait’s sake and choose the proper representatives in the parliament in order to get Kuwait back on the right democratic track.

His Highness the Crown Prince went on urging the Kuwaiti people to elect a new house that could bear significant responsibility for maintaining state stability and accomplishing the citizens’ hopes and aspirations.

“And out of our keenness to strengthen popular participation, we would like to assure you that we will not interfere in the people’s choices for their representatives,” His Highness the Crown Prince added.

His Highness the Crown Prince also called on the upcoming National Assembly and the Government to cooperate, coordinate and pay great efforts to realizing the aspirations of the people.

Moreover, His Highness the Crown Prince urged the Kuwaiti people to quit any unconstitutional and illegal behaviors that harms the country’s security and stability.

His Highness the Crown Prince prayed almighty to protect Kuwait and its people under the leadership of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.

Source: Kuwait News Agency