Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Sabah, the Walihaad (successor) of Kuwait, was sworn in as the country’s new emir (ruler) on Wednesday. Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, the rich of oil and half-brother of Sheikh Nawaf of this small country, died on Tuesday. 83-year-old Sheikh Nawaf has been associated with the security service for a long time. There is no expectation that Sheikh Nawaf will depart from the diplomatic route of the late Amir Sheikh Sabah.
However, after Sheikh Nawaf became rich, a period of speculation has started regarding who will be the new Valihad of the country. Kuwait is relatively more independent than the monarchy of its neighboring Arab countries and has an elected parliament. The last visit of the late Sheikh Sabah to Kuwait will begin on Wednesday evening. His body will be brought from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, USA, where he has been undergoing treatment since the operation.
Kuwait’s state-run news agency KUNA reported that a large number of Kuwait people and foreign leaders would participate in their tadafin (delivery-e-khaq), but due to the Corona virus epidemic, their tadafin were attended by only relatives. Will be allowed Sheikh Sabah was known for his clever diplomacy and peace efforts. Many countries of the world have expressed regret over his death. They also include Saudi Arabia and Iran.
Sheikh Nawaf took charge in the Parliament House as the new ruler of Kuwait. He was wearing a traditional Cefad veneer. He was masked due to the epidemic.