Ten barbecue proposals planned for the Assembly – ARAB TIMES





KUWAIT CITY, November 7: Three of the 10 scorching motions on the agendas of the National Assembly sessions scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday are against His Highness Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid. MPs Muhammad Al-Mutair and Hamdan Al-Azmi tabled one of three scorching motions, focusing on one issue: selective law enforcement. MPs Hassan Jawhar, Muhannad Al-Sayer and Mehalhal Al-Mudaf tabled another motion on the violation of article 98 of the constitution, which mandates the government to submit its action plan soon after its formation. The motion also touches on the systematic theft and manipulation of public funds.

The deputies Shuaib Al-Muwaizri and Saleh Zeiab Al-Mutairi tabled the last motion on the violation of article 100 of the Constitution: “Each member of the National Assembly is entitled to directly question the Prime Minister and the ministers on matters falling within their competence. In non-urgent cases, and with the consent of the Minister, the debate on an interrogation takes place only after at least eight days from the day of its presentation. This is in addition to the violation of Law No. 2/2016 on the Establishment of the Kuwaiti Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha), which requires senior officials to submit their financial statements from the date of their entry. active. Two scorching motions are directed against Minister of Health Dr Basel Al-Sabah regarding financial and administrative violations, mismanagement of the Covid-19 crisis and lack of cooperation with the legislative authority.

MPs Ahmed Mutei Al-Azmi and Soud Bu Sleeb presented one of these motions, while MP Hesham Al-Saleh presented the other. A grilling motion is against Interior Minister Sheikh Thamer Ali Al-Sabah; presented by MPs Thamer Al-Suwait, Khalid Al-Otaibi and Abdulkareem Al-Kandari. Two scorching motions were tabled by MP Shuaib Al-Muwaizri against Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Ahmad Nasser Al-Muhammad, and Minister of Finance and Minister of State for Economic Affairs and of Khalifa Hamada Investment. MP Fayez Al-Jomhour tabled a grilling motion against the Minister of State for Municipal Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, Shaya Abdulrahman Al-Shaya.

MP Hamdan Al-Azmi has tabled a grilling motion against Minister of Commerce and Industry Abdullah Essa Al-Salman.

The other items on the agenda are as follows:
• second reading of the draft amendment to the Audiovisual Law No. 61/2007 and the Printing and Publication Law No. 3/2006. Both bills were approved at first reading on March 30, 2021.
• Amendment of Law No. 21/1964 on the boycott of Israel,
• Prohibit the normalization of relations with Israel,
• Amending Penal Code n ° 17/1960,
• Kuwaitization of public sector jobs,
• amending the law on the civil service n ° 98/2013,

  • Amending the law establishing the National Support Fund for Small and Medium Enterprises,
  • amending the electoral law n ° 42/2006,
  • Law amending the Law on Housing Protection No. 47/1993,
  • Rights of irregular residents (Bedouns), * Reports of the Committee on Budgets and Final Accounts on the budgets and final accounts of the various public establishments for the 2019/2020 financial year.

In another development, the Youth Affairs Committee’s rapporteur, MP Mubarak Al-Arow, revealed that the committee will submit an integrated bill on professionalism and investment in sport. He said the committee recently met with Minister of Information and Culture and Minister of State for Youth Abdulrahman Badah Al-Mutairi. He confirmed that the minister had expressed his willingness to compromise on the committee’s suggestions, in particular those concerning the abnormal practices of some officials in the application of the law on sport.

Meanwhile, MP Farz Al-Daihani submitted a proposal to the government to reclaim land from Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh. He urged the government to draw up a plan for the area to either tender it for real estate investment or hand it over to the Public Housing Welfare Authority (PAHW) for distribution to citizens under the form of a housing project. Al-Daihani stressed the security consequences in case the area is left as it is, as it is a time bomb. MP Khalil Al-Saleh revealed that the Women, Family and Children’s Affairs Committee approved the bill on granting Kuwaiti widows and divorcees with children an allowance amounting to 750 KD for those who have completed higher education, 600 KD for those with a diploma and 500 KD for those with a high school certificate. .

By Saeed Mahmoud Saleh, Arab Times Staff







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