News On Parliament
Parliament’s 16th Legislative Term Ends National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim adjourned Thursday the Parliament’s 16th legislative term, to be reconvened in October. In a statement, Al-Dustour news network stated that the Sec... July 01, 2021 248 Category: Kuwait
Parliament, A Mute Witness To Deficit Budgets, Surplus Fisticuffs Vituperative language that ended in fisticuffs between lawmakers was the denouement of a special session of parliament called to pass the budgets of ministries and other government entities on Tuesday... June 26, 2021 211 Category: Kuwait
Parliament Approves Gov’t Department’s Budgets Kuwait National Assembly approved, in a special session Tuesday, budgets of ministries and government departments for the fiscal year 2021-22, and referred the bill to the government. The budgets were... June 22, 2021 435 Category: Kuwait
Kuwaiti Parliament Adjourns Session Due To Gov’t Absence National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim adjourned the parliament’s session on Tuesday, due to the absence of the government. In remarks before canceling the session, Al-Ghanim said that the ... June 08, 2021 289 Category: Kuwait
Parliament Adjourns Session Due To Gov’t Absence National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim adjourned the parliament’s special session on Thursday, due to the absence of the government. In a speech prior to canceling the session, Al-Ghanim no... June 03, 2021 333 Category: Kuwait
Economy Takes Back-seat As Parliament Wrangles In January of this year, Kuwait’s then caretaker government approved a budget bill that projected a deficit of KD12 billion for the fiscal year 2021-22 (FY 21-22) starting on 1 April. The foreca... May 29, 2021 274 Category: Kuwait
Parliament Session Adjourned As MPs Sit In Ministers’ Chairs In an effort to prevent the session from going forward until the Prime Minister, Sabah Al Khaled Al Sabah is questioned, several Kuwaiti MPs sat in the ministers’ seats on Tuesday as a form of p... May 25, 2021 370 Category: Kuwait
Speaker Al-Ghanim Calls For Special Session For Parliament Next Thursday Speaker of the National Assembly Marzouq Al-Ghanim announced on Tuesday that he would be calling for a special parliamentary session next Thursday. Speaking to the press, Al-Ghanim indicated that t... May 25, 2021 468 Category: Kuwait
Speaker Invites MPs, Govt To Special Sunday Session On Palestinian Issue National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim has invited the MPs and the government to the special session slated for Sunday in order to discuss the current situation in Palestine and the Israeli attac... May 19, 2021 277 Category: Kuwait
Speaker Al-Ghanim Adjourns Parliament Session Due To The Government’s Absence National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim, on Tuesday, adjourned the parliament session due to the government’s refusal to attend. In a brief statement, Al-Ghanim said that the government r... April 27, 2021 353 Category: Kuwait
Grilling Motions Filed Against Premier Included In Agenda National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim invited the MPs to the ordinary sessions slated for April 27 and 28, 2021. Items in the agenda include the grilling motions against His Highness the Prime M... April 25, 2021 293 Category: Kuwait
Deliberate Attempts To Dissolve Assembly MP Shuaib Al-Muwaizri has announced his plan to submit a proposal to dismiss National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim. Al-Muwaizri disclosed the proposal is his response to Al-Ghanim’s repeat... April 19, 2021 321 Category: Kuwait
Assembly Back-and-forth Over Alleged Mommy Jibe The dispute between National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al- Ghanim and the opposition MPs continues with MP Muhammad Al-Mutair accusing Al-Ghanim of insulting his mother during the supplementary session... April 17, 2021 248 Category: Kuwait
Diatribes ‘for Dissolution’ National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim said the attitude of some MPs during the last two sessions is aimed at dissolving the Assembly by instigating chaos. In a press statement, Al-Ghanim disclos... April 15, 2021 436 Category: Kuwait
Turmoil In Parliament The National Assembly, during its supplementary session on Wednesday, approved the request of Health Minister Dr Basel Al-Sabah to postpone discussion of the grilling motion that MPs Ahmed Mutei Al- A... April 14, 2021 573 Category: Kuwait
23 Sign For Speaker Dismissal – Don’t Touch Kuwaitis Pocket A total of 23 MPs have signed the proposal of MP Badr Al-Mullah to dismiss the National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim for violating the Constitution when he voted in favor of suspending the grill... April 10, 2021 970 Category: Kuwait
Bid To ‘boot’ Speaker From Office MP Badr Al-Mullah has prepared a petition to remove National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim from office. Al-Mullah disclosed that he waited for Al-Ghanim to announce the rejection of the request o... April 08, 2021 337 Category: Kuwait
Speaker Won’t Romp In The Swamp ‘Revelations Soon’ National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim said he will not slip into the swamp of offending others, which is part of the systematic campaigns conducted by some parties, asserting he will always foll... April 06, 2021 340 Category: Kuwait
Constitution Violated Minutes After Oath Article 135 of the National Assembly Decree states that a grilling motion must be included in the agenda of the session following the day when the motion was submitted, while the concerned minister ha... April 03, 2021 323 Category: Kuwait
Parliament Approves, Rejects A Number Of Bills In First Session The National Assembly approved and rejected several draft laws in the opening first deliberation session on Tuesday. In the first two deliberations on the issue, the council approved two bills regardi... March 31, 2021 480 Category: Kuwait
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