Urgent.. The Death of the Kuwaiti Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
Kuwaiti television delivers the somber news of the demise of the country's esteemed leader, Emir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, in a statement broadcast today.
Announcement of Emir's Passing
Today, Kuwaiti television solemnly broadcast the news of the passing of the country's revered leader, Emir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
Reflecting on Emir Sheikh Nawaf's Tenure
In a poignant reflection on the late Emir's tenure, the Amiri Diwan website in Kuwait provides insights into his significant contributions and leadership roles.
Ascension to the Emirate and Previous Responsibilities
Emir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah took the helm as the Emir of the State of Kuwait on September 29, 2020, following his tenure as the Crown Prince since February 20, 2006. His earlier responsibilities include pivotal roles such as First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, assumed on October 16, 2003, and the portfolio of the Ministry of Interior from July 13, 2003.
Diverse leadership positions
The late Emir's illustrious career featured a diverse array of leadership positions. He served as the Deputy Chief of the National Guard in 1994, undertook the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour in 1991, assumed the role of Minister of Defence in 1988, and held the position of Minister of Interior in 1978. His journey in leadership commenced as the Governor of the Hawalli region on February 12, 1962.
Born on June 25, 1937, Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah was not only a statesman but also a family man. He was married and blessed with four sons and a daughter.
As Kuwait grapples with the loss of a leader who dedicated decades to public service, Emir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah's legacy remains deeply ingrained in the nation's history. The mourning period serves as a collective tribute to a leader whose contributions have left an indelible mark on Kuwait.