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  • The Sublime Articulations of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah In the Inauguration of the Second Regular Session of the Third Legislative Chapter of the National Assembly  - Tuesday 27th October 2009
The Sublime Articulations of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait
Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah In the Inauguration
of the 2nd Regular Session of the 3rd Legislative Chapter of the
National Assembly Tuesday,
27th October 2009


"And that man can have nothing but what he does (good or bad), and that his deeds will be seen"


Praise be to Allah, lord of the universes, and peace be upon his honorable prophet Mohammed, his family and his companions….

Dear brothers, Speaker and Members of the National Assembly,,,

With the bless, guidance and help of Allah the Almighty, we open the second regular session of the thirteenth legislative chapter of the national assembly, praying to Allah the almighty to guide us all to what he loves and accept, and for the good of our country.

Dear Brothers and Sisters,,,

Kuwait has lost one of its distinguished men and loyal sons, may Allah forgive him, Mr.Talal Mubarak Al-Ayyar. while expressing our deep sorrow for this painful loss, we commend the good deeds of the late, his high sense of patriotism, his good manners and humbleness. we also remember with appreciation the outstanding services he rendered to his country with great dedication, either through his membership in the national assembly for several terms, or through the elite positions in the Council of Ministers which he occupied. We pray to Allah to rest his soul, and those of our late ones, in peace, host him in his heavens, and grant his family patience and consolation.

Dear Brothers and Sisters,,,

The broad comprehensive national unity that encompasses the nationals of this good country is the cornerstone of their coherence, their keenness to abide their firm values and long founded heritage, and deepening their loyalty to a country that never witnessed discrimination among its sons, or any classification or categorization that negatively affects its social texture ; to remain always the motherland for every citizen, dominated by good faith, candor and love of work.

We are on the footstep of a decisive phase full of challenges, world and regional crisis that indiscriminately affected us all, at a time when the requirements of the development process has piled up, with all its programs and projects required to be executed, particularly in the fields of health, education, housing, environmental services and all its other issues in different sectors.

Dear Brothers and Sisters,,,

The responsibility of maintaining this dear country, eagerness to its growth, development and prosperity, and the preservation of its wealth and fortune is a common liability shouldered by each and every one of us, it is not confined to an authority or an individual, and it is not subject to suspicion or fanfaronade. You all know that my doors are open as a father for everyone, to listen to any ideas or suggestions seeking to reinforce the course of building the country, developing it, and managing its interests.

Dear Brothers and Sisters,,,

Positive cooperation between the legislative and executive powers is an inevitable issue in establishing a fruitful partnership as a priority, and in identifying and handling the concerns of citizens and solving their problems. This should be done through the utilization of means of science, knowledge and advanced experience in materializing achievements, and embodying objectives set by the government action program and the five-year development plan. We should go along with the course of civilized development with full efficiency and capability, as this is an obligation rather than a choice. There is no alternative for adopting objective quiet dialogue to build mutual trust between the assembly and the government, and for each authority to respect the limits of the other, and to properly use the constitutional tools within the frame of the applicable laws and legislations.

There is no doubt that the government exerted a great effort in preparing its action program for the upcoming phase. There could be arguments concerning its contents, but the interest calls upon the national assembly to deal with the requirements of the government action program positively and in an objective manner that reflects its keenness to cooperate with the government for executing this program and achieving its activities in materializing the hopes and ambitions of the citizens.

While the government is responsible for executing its programs, projects and works as well as applying laws, and is subject to follow up, monitoring and accountancy, the assembly is shouldered with the liability of controlling its practices and actions, free them from any deviation, commence the activation of its bylaws and tools in a manner that guarantees the abidance by all its practices with the provisions of both the constitution and the law, and their achievement of the public interest. The assembly should not also allow for any issues that might negatively affect the national organization or its well-established position, and it surely has the ability and capacity to do this.

Dear Brothers and Sisters,,,

I call upon you to bear your liabilities in confronting these challenges. the best I can advise you of is abide by serious and sincere work, and to honor yourselves with good deeds, and best practices in mobilizing all powers and capabilities to be up to the common national liability of effective utilization of time and effort for the materialization of these ambitions.

In this concern we always look forward to the young generations. our objective is always to build up a Kuwaiti citizen equipped with faith, science, advanced knowledge, and ethical values deeply rooted in our heritage. our target is to achieve glory and prosperity for our sons by empowering them to control their future, shoulder the responsibility of their country, depending upon themselves in building their future.

Countries are not built but with the hands of its sons, their unity, their communications, their cooperation for the good interest and action, and their adoption of the means of advancement to reinforce their position among advanced nations. this is the true objective we seek to materialize.

Dear Brothers and Sisters,,,

Media, whether visible, audio or written, remains the civilized method of communications internally and externally. If freedom of expression is guaranteed for every, this does not grant anybody, whoever he might be, to offend the others, divulge their privacy, or construe the current issues from a sectarian, tribal, or discriminating categorical viewpoint affecting our deeply-rooted national values.

Media has to be a minaret for responsible freedom, and a support for the reforming efforts in a manner that embodies its anticipated role.

I call for the reinforcement of the state of law and organizations with modern components in a manner that imposes its respect, protects its dominance, preserves the dignity of its anticipants, and embodies the efficiency, disinterest and independence of the Kuwait jurisdiction. Let all concerned authorities cooperate for maintaining order and fostering justice, pursuant to a methodology built on law enforcement on everyone.

I also call for reviewing legislations and laws for the avoidance of faults, and modernizing legal structure in view of strategic vision of sustainable development, based on the fact that the true purpose of legislation is to fulfill the ever-developing and ever-changing needs of the society.

Dear Brothers and Sisters,,,

Kuwait is proud of its people, rich with its values and belief in democracy, open to the components of the modern era, has registered favors toward others and humanitarian civilized stances worldwide.

Kuwait is the priority of its people, and shall remain so forever with the help of Allah the Almighty, to whom we subjugate with the best prayer, the best action, and the best success.

May Allah bestow his mercy upon our venerable martyrs, rest them in heaven. We shall always stick to the words of our lord:

"And hold fast, all of you together, to the rope of Allah, (i.e. this Quran ) and be not divided among yourselves, and remember Allah’s favor on you"

Praise be to Allah, lord of the universes, and peace be upon his honorable prophet Mohammed, his family and his companions….

Dear brothers, Speaker and Members of the National Assembly,,,

With the bless, guidance and help of Allah the Almighty, we open the second regular session of the thirteenth legislative chapter of the national assembly, praying to Allah the almighty to guide us all to what he loves and accept, and for the good of our country.

Dear Brothers and Sisters,,,

Kuwait has lost one of its distinguished men and loyal sons, may Allah forgive him, Mr.Talal Mubarak Al-Ayyar. while expressing our deep sorrow for this painful loss, we commend the good deeds of the late, his high sense of patriotism, his good manners and humbleness. we also remember with appreciation the outstanding services he rendered to his country with great dedication, either through his membership in the national assembly for several terms, or through the elite positions in the Council of Ministers which he occupied. We pray to Allah to rest his soul, and those of our late ones, in peace, host him in his heavens, and grant his family patience and consolation.

Dear Brothers and Sisters,,,

The broad comprehensive national unity that encompasses the nationals of this good country is the cornerstone of their coherence, their keenness to abide their firm values and long founded heritage, and deepening their loyalty to a country that never witnessed discrimination among its sons, or any classification or categorization that negatively affects its social texture ; to remain always the motherland for every citizen, dominated by good faith, candor and love of work.

We are on the footstep of a decisive phase full of challenges, world and regional crisis that indiscriminately affected us all, at a time when the requirements of the development process has piled up, with all its programs and projects required to be executed, particularly in the fields of health, education, housing, environmental services and all its other issues in different sectors.

Dear Brothers and Sisters,,,

The responsibility of maintaining this dear country, eagerness to its growth, development and prosperity, and the preservation of its wealth and fortune is a common liability shouldered by each and every one of us, it is not confined to an authority or an individual, and it is not subject to suspicion or fanfaronade. You all know that my doors are open as a father for everyone, to listen to any ideas or suggestions seeking to reinforce the course of building the country, developing it, and managing its interests.

Dear Brothers and Sisters,,,

Positive cooperation between the legislative and executive powers is an inevitable issue in establishing a fruitful partnership as a priority, and in identifying and handling the concerns of citizens and solving their problems. This should be done through the utilization of means of science, knowledge and advanced experience in materializing achievements, and embodying objectives set by the government action program and the five-year development plan. We should go along with the course of civilized development with full efficiency and capability, as this is an obligation rather than a choice. There is no alternative for adopting objective quiet dialogue to build mutual trust between the assembly and the government, and for each authority to respect the limits of the other, and to properly use the constitutional tools within the frame of the applicable laws and legislations.

There is no doubt that the government exerted a great effort in preparing its action program for the upcoming phase. There could be arguments concerning its contents, but the interest calls upon the national assembly to deal with the requirements of the government action program positively and in an objective manner that reflects its keenness to cooperate with the government for executing this program and achieving its activities in materializing the hopes and ambitions of the citizens.

While the government is responsible for executing its programs, projects and works as well as applying laws, and is subject to follow up, monitoring and accountancy, the assembly is shouldered with the liability of controlling its practices and actions, free them from any deviation, commence the activation of its bylaws and tools in a manner that guarantees the abidance by all its practices with the provisions of both the constitution and the law, and their achievement of the public interest. The assembly should not also allow for any issues that might negatively affect the national organization or its well-established position, and it surely has the ability and capacity to do this.

Dear Brothers and Sisters,,,

I call upon you to bear your liabilities in confronting these challenges. the best I can advise you of is abide by serious and sincere work, and to honor yourselves with good deeds, and best practices in mobilizing all powers and capabilities to be up to the common national liability of effective utilization of time and effort for the materialization of these ambitions.

In this concern we always look forward to the young generations. our objective is always to build up a Kuwaiti citizen equipped with faith, science, advanced knowledge, and ethical values deeply rooted in our heritage. our target is to achieve glory and prosperity for our sons by empowering them to control their future, shoulder the responsibility of their country, depending upon themselves in building their future.

Countries are not built but with the hands of its sons, their unity, their communications, their cooperation for the good interest and action, and their adoption of the means of advancement to reinforce their position among advanced nations. this is the true objective we seek to materialize.

Dear Brothers and Sisters,,,

Media, whether visible, audio or written, remains the civilized method of communications internally and externally. If freedom of expression is guaranteed for every, this does not grant anybody, whoever he might be, to offend the others, divulge their privacy, or construe the current issues from a sectarian, tribal, or discriminating categorical viewpoint affecting our deeply-rooted national values.

Media has to be a minaret for responsible freedom, and a support for the reforming efforts in a manner that embodies its anticipated role.

I call for the reinforcement of the state of law and organizations with modern components in a manner that imposes its respect, protects its dominance, preserves the dignity of its anticipants, and embodies the efficiency, disinterest and independence of the Kuwait jurisdiction. Let all concerned authorities cooperate for maintaining order and fostering justice, pursuant to a methodology built on law enforcement on everyone.

I also call for reviewing legislations and laws for the avoidance of faults, and modernizing legal structure in view of strategic vision of sustainable development, based on the fact that the true purpose of legislation is to fulfill the ever-developing and ever-changing needs of the society.

Dear Brothers and Sisters,,,

Kuwait is proud of its people, rich with its values and belief in democracy, open to the components of the modern era, has registered favors toward others and humanitarian civilized stances worldwide.

Kuwait is the priority of its people, and shall remain so forever with the help of Allah the Almighty, to whom we subjugate with the best prayer, the best action, and the best success.

May Allah bestow his mercy upon our venerable martyrs, rest them in heaven. We shall always stick to the words of our lord :

"And hold fast , all of you together, to the rope of Allah, (i.e. this Quran) and be not divided among yourselves, and remember Allah’s favor on you"


 

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