The Ministry of Interior (MoI) will use the full force of law to quell any forms of "illegal consultations" amongst candidates contesting upcoming parliamentary elections, Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah said on Wednesday.
Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled payed a visit to the administration of elections affairs to oversee preparations for the forthcoming elections, a statement issued by the ministry noted.
Speaking on these consultations, he said it is incumbent upon the nation's security apparatus to uphold the law, adding that the country's leadership is adamant that this democratic event would go off without a hitch.
Moreover, the Interior Minister said that the MoI will spare no effort to ensure seamless and successful elections, noting that the world will be watching this democratic spectacle unfold. He also urged all hopefuls standing for elections to keep the nation's best interests at heart.
Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled also encouraged the electorate to cast their votes for the good of the nation, thanking the Ministry of Information and other bodies involved for their commitment to the electoral process.