His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Tuesday 14th, June, 2016, urged the Ministry of Interior (MoI) personnel to double efforts to maintain domestic security and stability.
His Highness the Amir, in a speech during a visit to MoI's Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah's building, urged the police personnel to confront anyone attempting to undermine the country's stability, social fabric and chaos.
He said the country was facing "unprecedented negative phenomena," and they were growing due to the rising population and spread of social media, citing the increase use of drugs, murders, theft and trespassing. "They require strict implementation of the law on all without any tolerance." His Highness the Amir however expressed content over the declining crimes' rate.
His Highness the Amir was accompanied by His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Deputy head of National Gaurd Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.
He called for the collaboration of efforts to address the traffic congestions, hoping the completion of new road networks would ease traffic.
His Highness the Amir, who was received by Deputy Premier and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and MoI's Undersecretary Lt. General Sulaiman Al-Fahad, expressed concern at the alarming number of people being killed by road accidents.
"This requires strict implementation of traffic laws and regulations, and to toughen penalties on violators and reckless," underlined his Highness the Amir.
On his part, Lt.-Gen. Suleiman Al-Fahad thanked His Highness the Amir for his annual visit.
His Highness the Amir was accompanied by Minister of Amiri Diwan Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, His Highness the Amir's Chief of Staff Ahmad Fahad Al-Fahad, Head of the Amiri protocols Sheikh Khalid Abdullah Al-Sabah, Undersecretary of Highness the Crown Prince's Diwan Sheikh Mubarak Faisal Al-Sabah and head of the Media and Cultural Affairs at the Amiri Diwan Yusuf Al-Roumi.