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Kuwait Agrees Finance Minister Resignation, KUNA Says

May 28, 2012

(Corrects spelling of minister in second paragraph.)

Kuwait’s Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah accepted the resignation of Finance Minister Mustafa al-Shimali, the Kuwait News Agency reported, citing a Cabinet statement.

Education Minister Nayef al-Hajraf has been named the acting finance minister, the news service said.

To contact the reporter on this story: Glen Carey in Riyadh at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Andrew J. Barden at

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