Nawaf Al-Ahmad Sworn in as Emir of Kuwait

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah was sworn in as emir of Kuwait on Wednesday, succeeding the late Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah. According to the state television, Nawaf al-Ahmad took oath as the country’s new ruler before the National Assembly (parliament), in the presence of members of the legislative and executive authorities and several senior sheikhs and figures in the country, Anadolu Agency reported. According to the Kuwaiti constitution, the crown prince assumes the position of emir when it is vacant