Kuwait City, 25 January 2023 (TDI): According to the sources, the Kuwaiti government presented its resignation on Monday due to conflict with the National Assembly.

Kuwaiti media reported that the government declined to commit to prevailing laws to the Kuwaiti National Assembly. Due to executive-legislative difficulties, the Prime Minister reportedly submitted the government’s resignation to Crown Prince.

Kuwait’s collective cabinet has resigned for the fifth time in two years. Parliament and administration were elected last October.

These have frequently focused on disagreements between Kuwait’s parliament and the ruling Al Sabah family. The country is struggling with political reforms and greater transparency and accountability.

The affluent Gulf nation has been working to improve its financial situation as part of structural changes including a debt measure to access overseas markets, have stuck in Parliament.

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Recently, Kuwait’s parliament pushed for a debt relief package that would have allowed the government to buy Kuwaiti residents’ personal loans and attempted to investigate two ministers.

Background of Political Crisis

Kuwait is a small, oil-rich nation situated in the northeastern corner of the Arabian Peninsula. It has a population of around 4.6 million, with most Kuwaiti citizens.

In Kuwait, which is mainly dependent on oil earnings, has a vast welfare system and a public sector that employs around 80% of its inhabitants, political squabbling has long impeded investment and reforms.

After dissolving the previous parliament to stop a conflict impeding fiscal reforms, Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmad and Crown Prince Sheikh Meshal al-Ahmad al-Sabah called early elections for the legislature.

The country has recently gone through several political crises. It prohibits political parties but gives its legislature more power than other Gulf monarchies. Opposition leaders made big gains in September legislative elections.

Kuwait’s administration has attempted to address political strife by responding to crucial opposition requests, such as giving amnesties to political dissidents, cracking down on alleged corruption, and reorganizing several essential institutions.