Kuwait: Emir Sheikh Nawaf nominates Sheikh Mishal as crown prince

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Kuwait’s Amiri Diwan (Ruler’s court) announced that the Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmed Al Sabah has nominated Sheikh Mishal Al Ahmed Al Sabah as his crown prince. The nomination will be put forth to the National Assembly (parliament) tomorrow for their vote.

According to the Kuwaiti constitution, the Emir’s nomination for crown prince must be approved by the National Assembly. In the case that the majority of National Assembly votes against the nomination, the Emir must submit three other names, one of which the National Assembly must approve.

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