Kuwait Times, Wednesday, Jan 18, 2023 | Jamadi Al Thani 25, 1444
Cabinet announces pardon on persons for penalties restricting their freedoms
Kuwait’s Cabinet issued a statement announcing a
decree to pardon a number of persons convicted for penalties restricting their
freedoms in sentences imposed by court.
In a statement announcing the decree, the Cabinet outlined the “belief of the
political leadership… (in) national reconciliation that brings good to the
people of this nation,” labelling the decision “the opening of a bright new
page.” The move is aimed at “stability,” the document mentioned, highlighting
that “Kuwait is more important through its children.”
“This step will create an atmosphere for fruitful cooperation between the
executive and legislative authorities in accordance with the constitutional
foundations and remove all obstacles that would hinder development and
achievement,” it said.
The ministers also praised “the father of all,” His Highness the Amir Sheikh
Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, for his “noble Amiri initiative” to pardon the
individuals.” This honorable Amiri pardon was issued by the pure will, firm
determination and sincere desire of His Highness the Amir,” added the Cabinet.