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Prime Minister of the
State of Kuwait
Incumbent
Ahmad Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah

since April 15, 2024 (2024-04-15)
Executive Branch of the Government of Kuwait
Cabinet of the State of Kuwait
ResidenceNo official residence
SeatKuwait City, Kuwait
AppointerEmir of Kuwait
Term lengthFour years
unlimited renewal
Constituting instrumentConstitution of Kuwait
FormationNovember 11, 1962
First holderAbdullah Al-Salim Al-Sabah
January 17, 1962
(held post during the drafting of the Constitution)
WebsiteDiwan of His Highness the Prime Minister

The Prime Minister of Kuwait is the head of government of Kuwait. As the third most powerful official in the country, following the Emir of Kuwait and Speaker of the National Assembly, the prime minister leads the executive branch of the Government of Kuwait.

List[change | change source]

List of the Prime Ministers of Kuwait:[1]

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Abdullah Al-Salim Al-Sabah
(1895–1965)
17 January 1962 26 January 1963 1 year,

9 days

2 Sabah Al-Salim Al-Sabah
(1913–1977)
2 February 1963 27 November 1965 2 years,

298 days

3 Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah
(1926–2006)
27 November 1965 8 February 1978 12 years,

72 days

4 Saad Al-Salim Al-Sabah
(1930–2008)
8 February 1978 13 July 2003** 25 years,

157 days

5 Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
(1929–2020)
13 July 2003 30 January 2006 2 years,

199 days

6 Nasser Al-Sabah
(1940–)
7 February 2006 28 November 2011 5 years,

294 days

7 Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah
(1942–)
30 November 2011 19 November 2019 7 years,

348 days

8 Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah
(1953–)
19 November 2019 24 July 2022 2 years, 247 days
9 Ahmad Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah
(1956–)
24 July 2022 4 January 2024 1 year, 164 days
10 Mohammad Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah
(1955–)
4 January 2024 15 April 2024 102 days
11 Ahmad Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah
(1952–)
15 April 2024 Incumbent 65 days

References[change | change source]

  1. "History Of PM". The Government of Kuwait. Archived from the original on 1 June 2019. Retrieved 1 June 2019.