Permanent Mission of the State of Kuwait to the United Nations

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Amir of the State of Kuwait

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H.H. SHEIKH Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah 
The Amir of the State of Kuwait

  • Unanimously proclaimed as Amir of the State of Kuwait on January 29, 2006.
  • Prime Minister, as per Amiri Decree dated July 13, 2003.
  • First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, October 18, 1992.
  • Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, March 3, 1985.
  • Minister of information, February 9, 1982 in addition to his posts as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • Deputy Prime Minister, February 16, 1978, in addition to his post as Minister of Foreign Affairs. - Acting Minister of Information, February 2, 1971
  • February 3, 1975, in addition to his post as Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • Foreign Minister, January 28,1963. His Highness continued to assume this post throughout all the governments that were formed since the Independence until April 20, 1991.
  • Minister of Guidance and Information, January 17, 1962.
  • Head of the Department of Press and Publications, 1955.
  • Member of the Organizational Body of the Higher Council.
  • Member of the Building and Construction Council.
  • Completed his studies with private tutors.
  • Educated at Kuwait schools.
  • Born in Kuwait on June 6, 1929.
  • Social Status: Widower, father to three sons and one daughter.
  • Languages: Good command of English.