Kuwait’s recently appointed crown prince Sheikh Meshal al-Ahmad Al-Jaber al-Sabah waves prior to he is sworn in, at the parliament, in Kuwait Metropolis, Kuwait October 8, 2020. REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee
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KUWAIT, June 14 (Reuters) – Kuwait’s crown prince, who experienced taken above most duties of the country’s ruling emir, has suffered from a bout of illness but is in great health, point out information company KUNA said on Tuesday.
Crown Prince Sheikh Meshal al-Ahmad al-Sabah, 81, required short-term relaxation following slipping unwell, KUNA cited an emiri court docket statement as indicating. It gave no additional information.
Last November, Emir Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah, 84, handed around most of his duties to the crown prince, his designated heir, devoid of specifying for how lengthy.
The emir, who has seemed frail in current general public appearances, returned to Kuwait in May possibly following a two-7 days non-public check out abroad.
The U.S.-allied Gulf Arab point out is an OPEC oil producer.
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Reporting by Alaa Swilam in Cairo Creating by Ghaida Ghantous Modifying by Kirsten Donovan