By Muhammad Abd al-Ghaffar
KUWAIT CITY (AA) – Kuwait’s Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah has been named as the successor to Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, who died earlier today at age 91.
This came in a statement issued by the Council of Ministers after its extraordinary meeting chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khalid al-Hamad al-Sabah at the Seif Palace.
Earlier, the Royal Court of Kuwait announced the death of the emir.
*Writing by Mahmoud Barakat