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Al-Nawaf: Kuwait is determined to continue its development path and achieve sustainability

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Prime Minister, affirmed that Kuwait is determined to continue its development path and work to achieve the state’s public financial sustainability, redrawing its role in economic activity, structuring its sectors, and diversifying its resources by shifting from an unsustainable rentier economy to a productive, service and knowledge economy.

النواف : الكويت عازمة على متابعة مسيرتها التنموية وتحقيق الاستدامة المالية العامة للدولة

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah said in the Amiri speech he delivered at the opening of the second regular session of the seventeenth legislative term of the National Assembly today, Tuesday, that the burdens of responsibility at this stage, which is dominated by the initiative to achieve achievements that serve the nation and the citizens, require continued constructive cooperation between the Assembly and the government. On the basis of trust and understanding within the framework of the state of law and institutions and adherence to the provisions of the Constitution.


He added that the government's concerns are many, and some of them were included in its work program, as they relate to issues that concern citizens and achieve stability for them, within the objectives of the state's structural plan, pointing out the government's interest in increasing the participation of the private sector, improving the business environment, and raising the efficiency of infrastructure to support economic development goals in line with the vision of a new Kuwait. 2035.


He stated that Kuwait reaffirms that the ownership of natural resources in the submerged area adjacent to the Kuwaiti-Saudi divided zone, including the entire (Durra) field, is joint ownership between the State of Kuwait and the sisterly Kingdom of Saudi Arabia only, and they alone have full rights to exploit the wealth, and it categorically rejects any allegations of the existence of rights for any party. last.


Regarding the so-called ruling of the Iraqi Federal Supreme Court regarding Khor Abdullah, His Highness reaffirmed Kuwait’s speech before the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly that we will not accept, under any justification, the falsification of historical facts and the distortion of the history and sovereignty of Kuwait with the issuance of that ruling on the unconstitutionality of the law ratifying the agreement concluded in Khor Abdullah. between the two sides in 2012. His Highness pointed out the fallacies and developments included in the ruling that do not serve the bilateral relations between the two countries and violate international charters, treaties and agreements, including Security Council Resolution No. 833, in addition to the Iraqi government’s decision to cancel the security exchange protocol signed between the leadership of the Kuwaiti Naval Force and the command of the Iraqi Navy. In 2008 and the accompanying repercussions on water security and regulation of navigation in Khor Abdullah.

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