Who is Ahmed Al-Saadoun, Speaker of the Kuwaiti National Assembly, after being elected by acclamation?

Ahmed Al-Saadoun a Kuwaiti lawmaker, was elected by acclamation to lead the Kuwaiti National Assembly during the 17th parliamentary term.

The National Assembly must elect a president and vice president from among its members at its first session and for the same term, according to Article 92 of the Kuwaiti constitution and Article 28 of the parliament’s rules.

Ahmed Al-Saadoun, 88, stated his optimism that the following phase will be “a period of achievement between the legislative and executive authorities” after becoming the Council’s chair.

Who has been appointed to lead the National Assembly of Kuwait?

Ahmed Abdulaziz Jassim Ahmed Al-Saadoun was born on November 12, 1934, and until 1974, he served as the Ministry of Post, Telegraph, and Telephone’s assistant undersecretary for telegraph and telephone issues.

Al-Saadoun in the National Assembly of Kuwait

Ahmed Al-Saadoun was chosen to serve in the National Assembly for the following years: 1975–1981–85–1996, 2003–2006–2008–2009–2012, with the first invalidator occurring in 2022. In the legislative sessions of 1975 and 1981, he served as the Kuwaiti National Assembly’s vice president. Ahmed Al-Saadoun served as Speaker of the National Assembly from 1985 to 1992 and again from 1996.

After the Council was dissolved in 1968 and some of the constitution’s provisions were suspended, Al-Saadoun, along with a number of other Council members, launched a persistent call for the restoration of parliamentary life and the implementation of the constitution. He also served as Council Speaker during the 1985 legislative term.

His political and institutional endeavours

Ahmed Al-Saadoun served as a founding member of the first board of directors of the Kuwait Flour Mills and Bakeries Company in 1961 as well as the Khalidiya Cooperative Society from 1969 to 1972.

In November 1990, during the time of Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait, Al-Saadoun was chosen to serve on the Supreme Consultative Board, which was established in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Additionally, he was selected to serve as a member of the Supreme Consultative Commission’s Coordination Committee and to serve as the chair of the committee’s reconstruction effort.

Ahmed Al-Saadoun took over the chairmanship of the Kuwaiti popular delegation, which travelled to Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, and Libya in December 1990, as part of the Kuwaiti people delegations that were determined to be established in order to visit numerous nations throughout the world.

His initiatives with athletic clubs

Ahmed Al-Saadoun served as the club’s Prince of Secret from its founding in 1955 until the clubs were shut down by the government in 1959. He was one of the clubs’ founders.

He established Kazma Sports Club in 1964. From its inception until 1968, he served as the club’s secretary. From 1968 to 1982, he was a member of the board of directors.

Ahmed Al-Saadoun served as the chairman of the Kuwait Football Association from 1968 to 1976. He was chosen vice-president of the International Football Association for the Asia-Pacific region at the Asian Football Confederation Conference in 1974, and he kept that post until 1982.

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