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Cabinet informed of recommendation to strip 51 of Kuwaiti citizenship
August 16, 2016, 8:23 am

The Minister of Interior, during the Cabinet session on Monday, informed the ministers about a recommendation by the higher citizenship commission to strip 51 individuals of the Kuwaiti citizenship.

Sheikh Mohammad Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, also the Deputy Prime Minister, presented the executives with the recommendation "due to fraud, false information and testimonies," said the Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah, in a statement to KUNA following the Cabinet weekly session.

In turn, the ministers lauded the panel's tasks to ensure that the Kuwaiti citizenship be granted, solely, to eligible applicants. In line with the graceful guidance by His Highness the Amir to grant the citizenship to children of Kuwaiti widows, divorcees, children and grandchildren of the naturalized persons, Sheikh Mohammad Khaled informed the Cabinet that it had been given to a number of persons of this segment.

Minister Sheikh Mohammad Khaled announced on Thursday the graceful Amir's instruction to grant the citizenship to some 180 children of the Kuwaiti widows and divorcees, 120 of children and grandchildren of the naturalized who have reached the legal age.

Source: KUNA

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