Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

MP Dashti to spare no effort in resisting Gulf security pact  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Arab Times - 09/04/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Arab Times) Abdulhameed Dashti has said he will spare no effort to resist the Gulf security pact clinging to international humanitarian laws and the Vienna and Geneva pacts, reports Al-Watan Arabic daily. He said the security pact interferes with Kuwait's constitution and rouses doubts in the mind of Kuwaiti citizens, because they are used to freedom and democracy since childhood. He expressed resentment on the level of tension on the political state of affairs in the country due to randomness on the part of government and the successive parliaments. He stressed need for application of law and dealing with corrupt people with their beneficiaries who influence political decisions. "Although the government is responsible for the annual plan and five years development plan, it is the main cause of the suspension of development in the country," he noted. He attributed the current situation to the executive authority's inability to select efficient personnel to implement the development plan. He reiterated that the goal behind establishing the supreme Shiite council in Kuwait is to cope with the political, tribal and sectarian blocs to merge the political blocs



Meanwhile, former parliament speaker Jassem Al- Kharafi has affirmed that 90 percent of those who have commented on the GCC Security Pact have not read it. He stressed the importance of reading the pact meticulously for the good of Kuwait and its relations with other GCC countries, reports Al- Qabas daily. In a press statement issued on the sidelines of an event held at the Embassy of Senegal in Kuwait to celebrate Senegal's National Day, Al-Kharafi said, "Those who claim the pact is not constitutional must study the article about unconstitutionality and compare it with the Kuwaiti Constitution". Regarding the child allowance issue, he said, "I think there are an appropriate number of lawmakrs in the parliament and each of them have the right to his/her viewpoint about what is best for Kuwait". Meanwhile, Minister of Social Affairs and Labor, and State Minister for Planning and Development Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh stressed that step of selecting officials to occupy senior positions is in the hands of the minister who has the right to select the most appropriate candidates for occupying the positions. In a press statement, she said the ministry is suffering from several problems due to which she selects those she thinks are appropriate for occupying the senior positions to help her manage the ministry




Sources said the minister met with a number of directors who expressed their resentment over the nominations presented by the Cabinet for the senior positions in the ministry, as they believed they deserved to take up these positions due to their experience and achievements in the ministry for many years



They revealed that a lawmaker held discussions with the minister after her meeting with the directors and she had affirmed to the lawmaker that she approved the nominations but it was her right to select those appropriate for the positions based on her viewpoint. In another development, the Undersecretary of Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Dr Adel Al- Falah disclosed that the ministry will, in collaboration with the Ministry of Interior, organize a number of lectures in all governorates to increase the awareness of youths, promote Islamic moderation and protect them from extremist ideologies and bids for 'Jihad'. He stressed that the ministry is keen about increasing the awareness of the youths regarding some groups that claim they are religious but in reality work against the religion. He added that the ministry is also keen on spreading the principle of Islamic moderation in the society particularly among the youths

 


Arab Times




  MENA News Headlines
 May 1 2016 - Middle East aims Arab tourists despite fall in visitor numbersMENAFN
(MENAFN) Middle East nations are targeting Arabs, particularly from the Gulf, whereas many visitors remain cautious on visiting the region with war in Iraq and Syria.Moreover, Egypt saw a 40 percent ...

 May 1 2016 - Oman to build oil storage near Duqm port at USD 300mnMENAFN
(MENAFN) Oman aims to build a main oil storage terminal on its southeastern coast, spending between USD 300 and 400mn of the first phase.Moreover, it will be built by a subsidiary of state-owned Oman ...

 May 1 2016 - King Abdullah Port to boost economy in KSAMENAFN
(MENAFN) King Abdullah Port will play an important role in pushing the economy and specifically the trade in Saudi Arabia.Additionally, the port acts like a barometer and a catalyst for the growth of ...

 May 1 2016 - Bahrain to benefit from Jordan's health sectorMENAFN
(MENAFN) Bahrain affirmed keenness to benefit from Jordan's health legislation expertise and to start mega health projects in cooperation with Jordan.Furthermore, the Bahraini lawmakers discussed ...

 May 1 2016 - Dubai to build new bridge at Jebel Ali Zone at USD 28.58mnMENAFN
(MENAFN) Dubai will build a new bridge project which will link the South and North of Jebel Ali Zone.Moreover, the project which will be undertaken in cooperation with the Jebel Ali Zone will cost ...

 May 1 2016 - Qatar's Ezdan Holding net profit grows 12 percent in Q1MENAFN
(MENAFN) Real Estate Ezdan Holding Group posted a net profit of USD 160.82mn for Q1 of 2016, up 12 percent compared to USD 143.39mn posted last year.Moreover, the group is working to issue USD 2bn ...

 May 1 2016 - Yemen foes hold 'productive' direct talks on key issues: UNThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Yemen's United Nations envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed arrives for a press conference at the ministery of information in Kuwait City on April 30 2016. Yemen's warring parties ...

 May 1 2016 - Arab League Council to hold emergency meeting at Qatar's request on Wednesday to discuss situation in AleppoThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Cairo: The General Secretariat of the Arab League has decided holding of an emergency meeting of Arab League Council at the level of permanent delegates on Wednesday ...

 May 1 2016 - Prospects for Syria political solution 'in danger': opposition chiefThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) President of the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces Anas Al Abdeh (C) attend the 28th general meeting of Syrian Opposition and the National ...

 May 1 2016 - Qatar- Iraq forces in major offensive on Islamic State-held townThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Iraqi pro-government forces and Shiite fighters from the Popular Mobilisation units hold position on April 30 2016 as they launch an operation to retake the town of al-Bashir ...

 May 1 2016 - 'Enterprise Challenge Qatar' winners honouredThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) DOHA: The ‘Enterprise Challenge Qatar’ 2016 a competition to develop the spirit of entrepreneurship among young people has recognised the winners of the Schools ...

 May 1 2016 - Qatar takes part in Quran recitation and memorisation contest in MalaysiaThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Doha: Qatar is participating in the 58th International Al Quran Recitation and Memorisation Assembly in Malaysia represented by Reciter Al Numan Imran Abdul Hamid who is ...

 May 1 2016 - Qatar's contributions to Sudan's economic stability praisedThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Khartoum: Sudanese Minister of Investment Mudesir Abdul-Ghani yesterday hailed Qatar’s contributions to achieving economic stability in Sudan. Abdul-Ghani told the ...

 May 1 2016 - Qatar- Ashghal to open two permanent lanes on Mesaieed Road 1 and divert trafficThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Doha: The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) will open two permanent lanes that are 2.5km long on Mesaieed 1 Road which is the link road between Hamad Port and the ...

 May 1 2016 - 102 Qataris gain leadership skillsThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) H E Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani Chairperson Board of Directors QLC and Minister of State for Defence Affairs and Vice Chair QLC Board with Qatari ...

 May 1 2016 - Qatar- Katara to train SU-Q studentsThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Dr Khalid bin Ibrahim Al Sulaiti (right) General Manager Cultural Village Foundation and Dr Ivan Ninov Executive Dean Stenden University Qatar after the signing ceremony held ...

 May 1 2016 - Qatar- HBKU Press unveils QScience Collections to boost researchThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Doha: QScience.com the online open access platform of HBKU Press is providing a new service that helps increase the impact of published articles. QScience Collections is a ...

 May 1 2016 - Qatar- Ooredoo tv includes MBC Pro Sports HD channels with Saudi Premier League coverageThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Doha: Ooredoo’s innovative new entertainment service Ooredoo tv has launched the ‘MBC Pro Sports HD’ catalogue enabling viewers to access four new channels. ...

 May 1 2016 - Qatar- Marine environment reviewedThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Doha: The Ministry of Municipality and Environment hosted a Meeting of the Steering Committee of the Marine Environmental High Risk Areas (MEHRAs) and Place of Refuge Project ...

 May 1 2016 - Qatar- Canadian journalist to speak at NU-Q graduation ceremony todayThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Renowned Canadian journalist Lyse Doucet will be the commencement speaker at its 2016 graduation ceremony. DOHA: Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) will welcome ...

more...


 






Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help