Kuwait commemorated the 14th anniversary of the passing away of former Amir Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah

 

 

Kuwait commemorated yesterday the 14th anniversary of the passing away of former Amir Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah. Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad came to power on December 31, 1977 after the death of his predecessor Sheikh Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah. He was the third son of Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and the 13th monarch of Kuwait since its foundation more than two centuries ago.

Sheikh Jaber assumed his administrative and political duties in the country in 1949, when his father appointed him as his deputy of Ahmadi city.Since his reign as Amir of Kuwait in 1977, the country has witnessed a great growth in all aspects and achievements became greater and wider to include the Gulf, Arab World and worldwide. He led the idea to establish the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)-K.T.

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