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Prime Minister of the
State of Kuwait
Emblem of Kuwait.svg
Emblem of the Government of Kuwait
Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah 2014 (cropped).jpg
Incumbent
Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah

since November 19, 2019 (2019-11-19)
Executive Branch of the Government of Kuwait
Cabinet of the State of Kuwait
Residence No official residence
Seat Kuwait City, Kuwait
Appointer Emir of Kuwait
Term length Four years
unlimited renewal
Constituting instrument Constitution of Kuwait
Formation November 11, 1962
First holder Abdullah Al-Salim Al-Sabah
January 17, 1962
(held post during the drafting of the Constitution)
Website Diwan 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

List of the Prime Ministers of Kuwait:

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

9 days

2 Emblem of Kuwait.svg Sabah Al-Salim Al-Sabah
(1913–1977)
2 February 1963 27 November 1965 2 years,

298 days

3 عميد الصحافة ناصر العثمان الفخرو مع أمير الكويت السابق الشيخ جابر الأحمد الصباح.jpg Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah
(1926–2006)
27 November 1965 8 February 1978 12 years,

72 days

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

157 days

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

199 days

6 HH-Sh-Nasser-AlSabah2.jpg Nasser Al-Sabah
(1940–)
7 February 2006 28 November 2011 5 years,

294 days

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

348 days

8 Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah 2014 (cropped).jpg Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah
(1953–)
19 November 2019 Incumbent 4 Months,

129 Days

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