Kuwaiti crown prince to temporarily fill some of emir's roles

DUBAI (Reuters) - Kuwait's crown prince will temporarily exercise some of the ruling emir's constitutional duties, per a royal decree, the state news agency KUNA said on Saturday, without giving details. The 91-year-old emir, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber al-Sabah, was admitted to hospital on Saturday for medical checks, the state news agency KUNA reported earlier. (Reporting by Samar Hassan, writing by Nafisa Eltahir; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

Reuters July 19, 2020 00:11:44 IST
Kuwaiti crown prince to temporarily fill some of emir's roles

Kuwaiti crown prince to temporarily fill some of emirs roles

DUBAI (Reuters) - Kuwait's crown prince will temporarily exercise some of the ruling emir's constitutional duties, per a royal decree, the state news agency KUNA said on Saturday, without giving details.

The 91-year-old emir, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber al-Sabah, was admitted to hospital on Saturday for medical checks, the state news agency KUNA reported earlier.

(Reporting by Samar Hassan, writing by Nafisa Eltahir; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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