KUWAIT: The Cabinet held its weekly meeting on Monday, discussing a multitude of issues, including the health condition of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and the recent alarming developments concerning the Zionist entity’s brutal aggression against the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and occupied territories. After the meeting—chaired by His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah—Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs, and Minister of State for National Assembly Affairs Essa Al-Kandari said that the attendees were informed about the stable health condition of His Highness the Amir.
The Cabinet also expressed wishes of good health and rapid recovery towards His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, said Al-Kandari. On the issue of the Gaza Strip, Al-Kandari indicated that the Cabinet had reflected Kuwait’s utter condemnation of the resumption of the Zionist occupation forces’ brutal assault on the Gaza Strip. He indicated that the meeting called on the international community to impose its will against the Zionist aggressors in accordance with international laws and norms.
The world also should hold the Zionist aggressors responsible for their heinous acts, indicated the minister, adding that the Cabinet had called for resolving the Middle East issue through the establishment of a Palestinian state within the 1967 borders and east Jerusalem as the capital. Meanwhile, the Cabinet also touched on the recent grilling motion against His Highness the Prime Minister submitted by MP Muhalal Khaled Al-Mudhaf, indicated Al-Kandari.
He indicated that the grilling, which ended without any proposals, was lauded by His Highness the Prime Minister, saying that the motion was in line with the true values of Kuwaiti democracy. Minister Al-Kandari revealed that the Cabinet meeting also touched on Saudi Arabia’s winning the hosting honor of Expo 2030 during a vote occurring in Paris last week, saying that the Saudi leadership and people were worthy of such an honor, which reflected the vision and progress of the fellow Arab country.
The win also came in line with Saudi Arabia’s own Vision 2030, he added. The Cabinet meeting also extended congratulations to the UAE, which is celebrating its 52nd National Day, said Al-Kandari, adding that the meeting expressed wishes of progress and development towards the Emirati people and leadership.
Meanwhile, Minister of Finance Fahad Al-Jarallah has stressed the importance of Kuwait’s participation in the financial day meeting and the round table discussion of finance ministers participating in the Conference of the Parties (COP28), held in Dubai. Al-Jarallah stated to KUNA that the two meetings discussed unifying initiatives to reach a common vision on improving climate financing, as well as discussing transitioning to a low-carbon global economy and keeping pace with climate change challenges. Kuwait is participating in the COP28 conference with an official delegation headed by a representative of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, with more than 70,000 participants from 198 countries. — KUNA