Ministry denies reshuffle rumors
KUWAIT: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry yesterday denied media reports which suggested that Minister Dr Yousef Al-Ali intents to refer one of his assistant undersecretaries to early retirement. The rumors also speculated that the official’s liabilities would be frozen within two weeks.
The ministry said in a press statement that the assistant undersecretaries’ administrative structure has been recently updated by reshuffling some of the officials in accordance with work’s needs, as well as the ministry’s strategy in developing its sectors’ performance. “There is no current intention to change or refer any of the senior officials to retirement,” stressed the statement, pointing out that minister Ali supports all ministry officials out of his strong belief in their role.