Kuwait’s finance minister Manaf Al-Hajeri

Kuwait finance minister quits after losing KIA role

Issue 1173 - 13 Jul 2023 | 1 minute read

Kuwait's finance minister Manaf Al-Hajeri resigned on 11 July, less than a month after his appointment to Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmed Nawaf Al-Sabah’s cabinet, reportedly in protest at the decision to move responsibility for the Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) over to minister of state for economic affairs and investment Saad Al-Barrak, who also serves as oil minister.

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