Reuters STEPHANIE MCGEHEE
The Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, issued a decree approving the new government formation, which was submitted to him by the Prime Minister, Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.
And Al-Hamad Al-Sabah announced that the names of the ministers in his new government would be transferred to Al-Jaber Al-Sabah for approval.
In a statement posted on Twitter, Al-Hamad Al-Sabah said that he had “created two new portfolios, the first for the Ministry of State for Integrity Promotion Affairs and the second for communications and information technology.”
He added that “the next stage requires concerted efforts and unification to focus on confronting administrative and financial corruption and its tools, whether in the government apparatus or outside it.”
He pointed out that the Ministry of State for Communications and Information Technology will take care of developing electronic infrastructure, enhancing cybersecurity, improving electronic and smart government services, and developing the telecommunications sector.