Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah

Prime Minister of Kuwait

Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah

Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah

Prime Minister of Kuwait

Biography

His Highness Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah was sworn in as Kuwait’s 7th Prime Minister on December 4th, 2011.
Prior to becoming Prime Minister, His Highness Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Sabah held the post of First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and Minister of Defence in July 2006. A year later, in October 2007, he became First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence.
During his service in the Ministry of Defence, Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Sabah drove efforts towards raising the skills and expertise of the armed forces in all sectors (land, sea and air); he also championed the acceptance of women of various proficiencies in the engineering and military facilities, Moral Guidance and Public Relations Departments.
His Highness Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah began his professional career as supervisor of the Administrative Affairs in Al-Diwan Al-Amiri from 1968-1971. In 1971-1975, he became director of the same department; from 1975-1979 he became Assistant Undersecretary for Administrative and Financial Affairs in Al-Diwan Al-Amiri.
His Highness Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Sabah assumed the post of Governor of Hawalli Governorate from 1979-1985, and in 1985-1986 he held the position of Governor of Ahmadi Governorate.
In 1986-1988, Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Sabah was charged with the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour portfolio. In 1988-1990, he held the post of Minister of Information.
Following the liberation of Kuwait, His Highness was appointed Advisor to the office of the late Amir, His Highness Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah serving from 1992-2001.
On February 14, 2001, he was appointed Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence.
In 2004, His Highness Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Sabah presided over the Supreme Council for the Environment. His Highness demonstrated a keen interest in preserving Kuwait and the region's environment from any nuclear disaster should a leakage occur from Iran’s nuclear plants, scrap metal and military vehicles tainted by radiation during the second Gulf war.
As well as His Highness's previous accomplishments, Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah was nominated in 2010 as Chairman of the Higher Council for the Disabled Affairs; whereby conditions and regulations to reduce working hours for the next of kin who are caring for a disabled member of the family were approved, established the principle of equal treatment for each disabled person as "individual cases" in the single family under the age of 18, and finally endorsed the allocation of an allowance for university students up to the age of 26.

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Birthday

1948

Age

72

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Advisor to H.H. the Amir at Government of Kuwait

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Deputy Prime Minister at Government of Kuwait

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Advisor to the Prime Minister at Government of Kuwait

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Vice Prime Minister at Government of Kuwait

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State Minister, Parliamentary Affairs at Government of Kuwait

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Oil Minister at Government of Kuwait

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Executive Director at International Bank for Reconstruction and Development

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Former Partner at Behbehani Brothers W.L.L.

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Former Minister, Justice & Islamic Affairs at Government of Kuwait

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Founder at The International Investor Co. KSCC

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