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Amir urges citizens to shun sedition
June 17, 2013, 11:27 pm

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah yesterday called on fellow citizens to “positively contribute” their best in a drive to safeguard “our national unity” and reject sedition. “I call upon my brothers, sons and daughters to positively contribute to the best of their country, taking into consideration the critical circumstances in the region which you undoubtedly realize their threats,” Sheikh Sabah said in a speech during a dinner held in his honor by Adwan Mohammad Al- Tawala.

The dinner banquet was attended by His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. Sheikh Sabah urged citizens to be “cautious and … preserve our national security, protect and strengthen our national unity, and not to arouse sedition and feud that shatter our unity.” Amir asserted that Kuwait was a genuine democracy with “an advanced constitution we are committed to, which preserves the rights and obligations and protects freedom.” Sheikh Sabah also praised the “just” judiciary and “clear laws which require “which should be respected and implemented by everybody. Sheikh Sabah also highlighted that Kuwait was safe, free and prosperous “and they are great blessings to which we should be grateful and seek to preserve.” Ahmad Mashaan Al-Jarba thanked, in a brief taped speech, the Amir and His Highness the Crown Prince for attending the dinner banquet.

Al-Tawala commended His Highness the Amir for being the true guardian of the constitution throughout his service of the country. He emphasized firm support for Sheikh Sabah in his leadership of the country and the safeguarding of “our country, constitution and national unity.” Al-Tawala praised the judiciary and the constitutional court’s ruling which validated the one-person, one-vote law. He said the court’s ruling “boost the confidence in the solid nature of the institutions of the State of Kuwait and its judicial system.”

He said Al-Shammari tribe sought social justice, equality and implementation of the law. Al-Tawala, who praised His Highness the Amir’s relation with his people, urged Sheikh Sabah to address the problem of the illegal residents “whose cause are largely humanitarian, as well as solving the housing problem. — KUNA

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