New tasks for Kuwaiti MPs

The National Assembly in Kuwait City started the new legislative year on October 27, 2015. Kuwait's ruler called on the government and parliament to carry out urgent economic reforms after state income dropped 60 percent due to a sharp slide in oil prices.
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Kuwait MPs attend the opening ceremony of the new legislative year at the National Assembly in Kuwait City, on October 27, 2015. Kuwait's ruler called on the government and parliament to carry out urgent economic reforms after state income dropped 60 percent due to a sharp slide in oil prices. (AFP/Getty Images)
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US ambassador to Kuwait Douglas Silliman (R) attends the opening ceremony of the new legislative year at the National Assembly in Kuwait City, on October 27, 2015. Kuwait's ruler called on the government and parliament to carry out urgent economic reforms after state income dropped 60 percent due to a sharp slide in oil prices. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Kuwaiti MP Mohammad Tana speaks during a parliament session at the national assembly in Kuwait City, on October 27, 2015. Tana filed a request to grill Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind al-Subaih over alleged financial and administrative violations. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Kuwaiti Social Affairs and Labor minister Hind al-Subaih (C) looks on during a parliament session at the national assembly in Kuwait City, on October 27, 2015. Kuwaiti MP Mohammad Tana filed a request to grill Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind al-Subaih over alleged financial and administrative violations. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Kuwaiti finance minister Anas al-Saleh (C) attends a parliament session at the national assembly in Kuwait City, on October 27, 2015. Kuwaiti MP Mohammad Tana filed a request to grill Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind al-Subaih over alleged financial and administrative violations. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah greets members of Kuwait National Assembly during the opening ceremony of the new legislative year in Kuwait City, on October 27, 2015. Kuwait's ruler called on the government and parliament to carry out urgent economic reforms after state income dropped 60 percent due to a sharp slide in oil prices. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah (L) speaks during the opening ceremony of the new legislative year at the National Assembly in Kuwait City, on October 27, 2015. Kuwait's ruler called on the government and parliament to carry out urgent economic reforms after state income dropped 60 percent due to a sharp slide in oil prices. (AFP/Getty Images)