October 20, 2020

Kuwait appoints crown prince

Lt.-Gen. Sheikh Mesha’al Al-Ahmed Al-Jabr Al Sabah and former Governor of Fawarniyah Governorate, Sheikh Faisal Al-Hamoud Al-Malek Sabah – Picture by Sh. Faisal Al-Hamoud Al-Malek Al Sabah’s Office. Wednesday, 7 October 2020, Kuwait City, State of Kuwait: His Highness The Emir, Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmed Al-Jabr Al Sabah selected his younger half-brother, Lieutenant-General H.E. Sheikh Mesha’al bin Sabah Al-Ahmed Al Sabah (b. 1938) to the position of Crown Prince.  Sheikh Mesha’al is a son of Kuwait’s tenth ruler, the late Emir Ahmed bin Jabr Al Sabah (reigned from 1921 to 1950). Since 2004 he had served as Deputy Chief of Staff of the Kuwait National Guard with…