Kuwait emir hopes improving oil prices will not obstruct economic reforms
Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah looks as he witnesses a signing ceremony with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, July 9, 2018. Andy Wong/Pool via REUTERS
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KUWAIT (Reuters) – Kuwait’s Emir, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber al-Sabah, told parliament on Tuesday he hoped the improvement in oil prices “won’t obstruct the economic reforms process”.
The emirate is trying to diversify its economy away of oil.
(Reporting by Maher Chmaytelli; Editing by Andrew Heavens)