DUBAI: Bader Hamed Yousef Al-Mulla was appointed as Kuwait’s new oil minister on Sunday as part of the Gulf country’s new cabinet.
In a reshuffle, Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah was appointed as foreign minister and Ammar Muhammad Ammar Al-Ajmi was given the minister of state for housing and urban development and minister of state of national assembly affairs portfolios.
Mai Jassim Muhammad Al-Baghli was appointed as minister of social affairs and societal development and minister of state for women and childhood affairs.
Barrak Ali Barrak Al-Shaitan was given the deputy prime minister and minister of state for cabinet affairs role.
Abdulaziz Waleed Abdullah Al-Mujil was appointed as minister of state for municipal affairs and Hamad Abdulwahab Hamad Al-Adwani was appointed minister of education and minister of higher education and scientific research.
Amani Suleiman Bu Qamaz was appointed as minister of public works and minister of electricity, water, and renewable energy.
Abdulaziz Majed Abdulaziz Al-Majed was made minister of justice, minister of endowments and Islamic affairs, and minister of state for Nazaha enhancement.
The first parliament session after the September elections in Kuwait has been postponed to Oct. 18.