“Respect Kuwaitis, expatriates” – Justice for all: Minister of Interior – ARAB TIMES
KUWAIT, March 12: First Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Ahmad Al-Nawaf in a meeting with senior Interior Ministry officials stressed the need to treat citizens with respect and residents, especially expatriates who he said should be treated with one rule without discrimination, Al-Rai daily reports. Injustice, said the minister, does not exist in his dictionary, and promised to punish any officer who abuses his authority to harm the citizen or resident, and will be dismissed from work, after taking legal action against him . Addressing security officials and employees at the ministry’s headquarters, Al-Nawaf stressed the need to enforce the law and punish those who violate it.
The demographic structure will be discussed through the Council of Ministers, to deal with the large numbers coming to Kuwait as it overwhelms the ministry’s capacity in harnessing the energies of Kuwait’s youth, an issue that will be its main concern.
The minister added that everyone knows the responsibilities of his ministry and praised the role of the Undersecretary of the Interior Ministry, Lt. Gen. Anwar Al-Barjas, saying, “Most of you know well and know his nature, and I ask you to cooperate with each other and I promise you that whatever I do, I will not oppress anyone, and (injustice is not in my dictionary), I have come fix the situation, and that’s not to say that some will be mad at me, for the transfer, retirement and/or restructuring process”, calling it “part of life and we have to accept it, and I hope no one will get angry with me if he is transferred to another sector or sent into retirement, and Lieutenant General Al-Barjas is the best proof of that. names for a transfer, retirement or promotion, and provided them to us let’s approve. Lieutenant General Al-Barjas’ door, he said, is open to everyone, because he is currently seeking to take all measures to develop the ministry, so he will be attentive to all problems and he will receive any officer who has ever been wronged and solve their problem, and with the application of the law, no one will be wronged.
He added that most of those who deal with citizens are non-commissioned officers from public safety, emergency services and traffic. “They feel the pulse of people, and when they come to police stations with complaints, they must be taken care of, focus on citizens and help them as much as you can, rightly and not arbitrarily, young people must be respected before the old, and the newcomer must also be respected, whether Indian or American, and the respect from you must be for all segments of society and those residing in the beloved land, by the through fair dealings with them, especially by officers and security guards working in the field.”If you want to issue an infraction, it must be done with respect, and believe me, any complaint against an officer who offends and abuses the citizen or the resident of the legal proceedings that will be taken against him, will have no place among us, because whoever does not respect the citizen and the resident does not respect his country, and we will not respect him either “I am father that everyone respects everyone, applies the rule of law to everyone, overcomes the obstacles he faces and facilitates his affairs should be the standard of work, and it will reflect on the reputation of government agencies. Most of you know me well and know my style, I do not accept things that offend the citizen, because it is my main job and I came to serve him.
The Minister concluded his speech by saying, “The number of citizens is small, and there will be coordination with the Council of Ministers to study the huge numbers that come to Kuwait when they are over energy, and the demographic structure has to be changed, and we have to harness the energies of Kuwaiti youth who have no work, and this file concerns us, and I will discuss it with the Council of Ministers, and I will put forward my ideas and what I hear, and the picture will become clear to me when I discuss it with the brothers in the Council of Ministers.
This is what I have and I like to pass it on to you. The First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Lieutenant General Sheikh Ahmad Al-Nawaf sincerely thanked His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad, His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishaal Al-Ahmad and His Highness the First Minister Cheikh Sabah Al-Khaled, for having trusted him by handing him the portfolio of the Ministry of the Interior. Al-Nawaf said, “We are entering a new era and we will deal with developing the Ministry of Interior and setting a timetable for the next 5 years to qualify future leaders. “We will now start discussing the issues and as long as I am at the helm and before I leave the ministry, I have to prepare new leaders for the years to come, and the Home Office has generations present, and the Work must begin to rehabilitate them and care for them, and they will learn from you as leaders and benefit from your ideas.