Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Kuwait)
|Ministerial Department overview|
|Preceding Ministerial Department|
|Child Ministerial Department|
|Website||Official Website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs|
History and overview
In 1961, a foreign affairs department bureau was established in Kuwait to organize the foreign relations of the country. This body was soon relaunched as the ministry of foreign affairs, becoming the first ministerial body of the country.
The ministry of foreign affairs of the State of Kuwait delegates Ambassadors and military attachés bureaux in foreign diplomatic missions in countries such as the United States, Russia, United Kingdom, Germany, France, China, Italy and Korea.
List of Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Prime Ministers
|#||Name||Portrait||Title||Term of Office Tenure||Note|
|1||Sabah Al Salim Al Sabah||Minister of Foreign Affairs||1962 - 1963||12 Ruler and 2nd Emir of Kuwait|
|2||Sabah Al Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah||Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs||1963 - 2003||15 Ruler and 5th Emir of Kuwait (2006–Present)|
|3||Mohammad Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah||Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs||2001 - 2011||Ambassador of Kuwait to the United States (1993-2001)|
|4||Sabah Al Khalid Al Sabah||Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs||2011 - Present||Kuwait's permanent member mission to the United Nations (1983-1989)|
Kuwait's Ambassador to Saudi Arabia (1995-1998)
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- Kuwait Royal Ark
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