Ministry of Commerce and Industry (Kuwait)

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Ministry of Commerce and Industyr
وزارة التجارة
Coat of arms of Kuwait.svg
Kuwait MOC uses the emblem of Kuwait as its logo[citation needed]
Agency overview
Formed 28 January 1963; 51 years ago (1963-01-28)
Jurisdiction Kuwait
Headquarters Kuwait City
Minister responsible Anas Khalid Al Saleh
Website Ministry of Commerce and Industry

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry is one of the governmental bodies of Kuwait and part of the cabinet.

History[edit]

The Ministry was established on 28 January 1963 under the name of the Ministry of Finance, Industry and Commerce.[1] Since February 2012 Anas Khalid Al Saleh has been serving as the minister of commerce and industry.[2]

Organisational structure[edit]

The ministry derives into following department:[1]

  • Department of Consumer Protection
  • Assistance Agency for Tourism Affairs
  • Assistance Agency of the affairs of trade control
  • Assistance Agency of Affairs of World Organisations and Intellectual Property Rights
  • Assistance Agency for Corporate Affairs and Business Licenses
  • Assistance Agency for Foreign Trade Affairs
  • Technical Affairs and Trade Development
  • Assistance Agency for planning and technical support
  • Office of Foreign Capital Investment.

Former Ministers:

  • Jaber Al Ahmad Al Sabah (Minister of Finance, Industry and Commerce)
  • Khalifa Khalid Ghoneim (Minister of Commerce and Industry)
  • Abdullah Al Jaber Al Sabah (Minister Commerce and Industry)
  • Khalid Sulaiman Al Adsani (Minister of Commerce and Industry)
  • Abdul Wahab Yusuf Al Nafisi (Minister of Commerce and Industry)
  • Jassim Khaled Dawood Al Marzouq (Minister of Commerce and Industry)
  • Jassem Mohammad Al Kharafi (Minister of Commerce and Industry)
  • Faisal Abdul Razzaq Al Khalid (Minister of Commerce and Industry)
  • Nasser Rawdhan (Minister of Commerce and Industry)
  • Abdullah Al Jarallah (Minister of Commerce and Industry)
  • Abdullah Rashed Al Hajri (Minister of Commerce and Industry)
  • Hilal Mishari Mutairi (Minister of Commerce and Industry)
  • Jassim Abdullah Al Mudaf, (Minister of Commerce and Industry)
  • Hisham Al Otaibi (Minister of Commerce and Industry)
  • Abdulwahab Al Wazzan (Minister of Commerce and Industry)
  • Salah Abdul Redha Khurshid (Minister of Commerce and Industry)
  • Abdullah Abdul Rahman Al Tawil (Minister of Commerce and Industry
  • Falah Fahad Al Hajri. (Minister of Commerce and Industry)
  • Ahmed Yacoub Baqer Al Abdullah (Minister of Commerce and Industry)
  • Ahmad Rashed Al Haroun. (Minister of Commerce and Industry)
  • Amani Bouresli ( Minister of Commerce and Industry)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "History of the Ministry" (in Arabic). Kuwait: Ministry of Commerce - Kuwait. Retrieved 28 June 2013. 
  2. ^ Habib Toumi (14 February 2012). "Kuwait announces new cabinet". Gulf News (Manama). Retrieved 12 October 2013.