Kuwait has appointed Khaled Al-Fadhel as its new oil minister while three other ministers have been named
Kuwait has appointed a new oil minister and three other ministers, according to the Kuwait News Agency.
It reported on Monday that Khaled Al-Fadhel has taken on the role after the resignation of his predecessor, Bakhit Al-Rashidi, had been accepted
It said Fadhel previously held the title of undersecretary at the ministry of commerce, and was a professor at Kuwait University’s Faculty of Engineering and Petroleum.
Fadhel was appointed as Minister of Oil and Electricity and Water, while Saad Ibrahim al-Kharaz became Minister of Social Affairs, Fahd Ali Zayed was named Islamic Affairs Minister and Maryam Hashem was appointed Minister of State for Economic Affairs, KUNA added.For all the latest energy and oil news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.