They include Jamaan Al-Harbash, Osama Al-Shaheen and Mohammad Al-Dallal. Salafist Islamists also won four seats, including veteran former MPs Waleed AlTabtabaei, Mohammad Hayef and Nayef Merdas.
HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber AlSabah sent cables to state senior officials and government bodies, voicing appreciation for the efforts they lavished to provide favorable conditions for the National Assembly elections to make it easy for voters to cast their votes. HH the Amir lauded the huge turnout by citizens and their positive response to their national duty and responsibility, as well as the spirit of cooperation that dominated the scene between candidates and the electorate. The Amir voiced deep thanks to members of the higher judiciary commission for their efforts in supervising the elections. HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah also
(Left) Former National Assembly speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem celebrates with supporters in Abdullah Al-Salem following his victory in the parliamentary elections early today. (Center) Former MP Safaa Al-Hashem celebrates in Adailiya. (Right) Former MP Waleed Al-Tabtabaei celebrates in Kaifan. — Photos by Yasser Al-Zayyat