All capabilities harnessed for elections: Info minister
Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud AlSabah said yesterday that the state’s concerned bodies have taken all measures and plans to facilitate the electoral process for the National Assembly 2016, stressing that all facilities have been provided for voters in all constituencies.
Sheikh Salman stressed, in a statement to reporters on the sidelines of his inspection tour of Sayyid Mohammed Hassan Al-Moussawi school, keenness of the Ministry of Interior represented by Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Khaled AlHamad Al-Sabah for providing all the services and facilitating all procedures for all voters to enable them to exercise their electoral right easily. He added that the electoral process is considered a ‘democratic ceremony’ and to show the world richness of the democratic process in Kuwait, stressing the keenness of the state to make this process a success.
He pointed to the role of the Information Ministry in providing all the technical and logistics services through the media campaign ‘My Vote Is For My Country’ as an expression of national values and dessiminate the democratic awareness among young people. He explained that his ministry was transmitting the electoral process from the start of polling till results are out. He said the real turnout will be decided by the voters. —KUNA
KUWAIT: Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah arrives at a polling station to inspect preparations to maintain a smooth election process. —Photos by Yasser Al-Zayyat