By B Izzak
KUWAIT: Speaker of the court-reinstated National Assembly Marzouq Al-Ghanem on Tuesday called for fresh and fair parliamentary elections to resolve the political crisis. “My message, which a majority of MPs share with me, is the call to return to the people, the source of all powers, to elect their representatives through fair elections,” Ghanem told a press conference at the National Assembly.
“The return to the people has become a pressing necessity,” said the speaker, adding that before holding the elections, all constitutional and legal procedures must be carefully verified to avoid nullifying the poll results by the constitutional court. The speaker called on the Assembly to approve as soon as possible a draft law calling for the establishment of a higher election commission that will oversee the entire election process.
He said 28 MPs of the reinstated Assembly have submitted a motion calling for quick approval of a number of draft laws related to the elections, mainly the formation of the election commission. Ghanem called on Prime Minister-designate HH Sheikh Ahmad Al-Nawaf Al-Sabah to quickly form the new Cabinet to pave the way for…