Kuwaiti academics on Monday commended His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s address to the nation as “soothing and reassuring.” Speaking to KUNA, they quoted the Amir as underlining that the way should be paved for state institutions to play their due role in fighting corruption.

Mass Communication Professor at Kuwait University Monawer Al-Rajhi lauded the judicious way His Highness the Amir handles local and international issues and affairs. He said that many Arab and foreign politicians hinge upon His Highness the Amir in resolving issues and problems, particularly international ones.

He added that in the light of the stupendous pressure the region is experiencing, His Highness the Amir is able to lead the country so safely. The academic believed that all Kuwaiti people, be they young or old, trust His Highness the Amir’s shrewdness in running the country’s affairs. Dr. Ahmad Al-Kandari, a professor of mass communication at Kuwait University, remarked that today’s Amiri address has reassured the people and residents of Kuwait. As Kuwait is a state of institutions and law, its fair judiciary can apply justice to whoever found guilty, he warned.

“The points raised by His Highness the Amir in his speech are considered messages of reassurance to the Kuwaiti people,” he said.

Dean of the Kuwait University Faculty of Sociology said Humoud Al-Qashaan said: “His Highness the Amir’s address was a balsam that relieved the psychological and political confusion of the country. “Obviously, it showed that we are living in a country that is ruled by a wise father,” he said. The professor called on everybody to throw much weight behind His Highness the Amir’s efforts in fighting all forms of corruption and decrying all rumors on social media.

On his part, Dr. Hamed Al-Abdullah, a professor of political science at Kuwait University, spoke highly of the Amir’s address as showing wisdom in handling delicate issues. He quoted the Amir as sounding the alarm about the current situation in the region, which requires concerted efforts to fend off spillover. He hoped that a united government would be set up in order to fulfill the expectations of the Kuwaiti people and to find fast-track solutions for public problems.

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