Kuwait parliament and government clash over debt relief


Issue 1161 - 12 Jan 2023 | 1 minute read

Kuwait's parliament speaker Ahmad Al-Saadoun has adjourned proceedings until 24 January, after two cabinet ministers walked out of the chamber and refused to return. The walkout came after MPs pushed to hold a debate on a draft law which would require the government to repay bank loans owed by citizens.

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