Amir thanks min­istries for ef­forts dur­ing elec­tions

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KUWAIT: His High­ness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ah­mad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah yes­ter­day thanked the In­te­rior Min­istry for its ef­forts dur­ing the Na­tional As­sem­bly’s elec­tions. His High­ness the Amir ex­tended his grat­i­tude to Deputy Prime Min­is­ter and Min­is­ter of In­te­rior Sheikh Mo­ham­mad Al-Khaled Al-Ha­mad AlSabah as well as the min­istry’s se­cu­rity and civil­ian staff for their gi­gan­tic ef­forts to se­cure the par­lia­men­tary elec­tions.

Mean­while, His High­ness the Amir ex­pressed his deep ap­pre­ci­a­tion and grat­i­tude to mem­bers of the Supreme Ju­di­cial Com­mis­sion for their tremen­dous ef­forts in su­per­vis­ing the 2016 Na­tional As­sem­bly elec­tions. His High­ness the Amir made his re­marks yes­ter­day in a ca­ble of thanks he sent to Min­is­ter of State for Cab­i­net Af­fairs and Act­ing Min­is­ter of Jus­tice Sheikh Mo­ham­mad Ab­dul­lah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah. His High­ness the Amir also val­ued the ju­di­cial com­mis­sion’s sig­nif­i­cant ef­forts in se­cur­ing to­tal suc­cess for this elec­tion, wish­ing the mem­bers all the best of luck in serv­ing Kuwait in all fields and lev­els.

Fur­ther­more, His High­ness the Amir ex­pressed his ap­pre­ci­a­tion to Min­is­ter of In­for­ma­tion and Min­is­ter of State for Youth Af­fairs Sheikh Sal­man Sabah Salem AlHu­moud Al-Sabah and to all his min­istry staff for the ex­cel­lent cov­er­age of the Na­tional As­sem­bly elec­tion. His High­ness the Amir de­scribed the cov­er­age as highly ac­cu­rate and ex­tremely sub­jec­tive. He wished ev­ery­one suc­cess in their present and fu­ture en­deav­ors.

In the mean­time, Sheikh Sal­man AlHu­moud ex­pressed ap­pre­ci­a­tion to a suc­cess­ful par­lia­men­tary elec­tion un­der a lead­er­ship that en­cour­ages and in­stills prac­tices of democ­racy. In a press state­ment yes­ter­day, Sheikh Sal­man Al-Hu­moud also con­grat­u­lated all the win­ners of the elec­tion, wish­ing them suc­cess in at­tain­ing their goals and serv­ing their coun­try the best they could.

He added that the coun­try saw the best prac­tices of democ­racy at the polling sta­tions yes­ter­day where ev­ery­one ex­pressed their free­dom of choice in pick­ing their best can­di­dates to rep­re­sent them in the par­lia­ment.

Trans­parency and in­tegrity were the main com­po­nents of the can­di­dates’ cam­paigns lead­ing up to elec­tion day, he added. He lauded a me­dia cov­er­age that fol­lowed vot­ers since the open­ing of polling sta­tions un­til the an­nounce­ment of the win­ners; this cov­er­age used the lat­est tech­nolo­gies and uti­lized the best of so­cial net­works to broad­cast this ma­jor event by the minute. —KUNA

His High­ness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ah­mad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah

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