Constitution

In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful,
We, ABDULLA Al-SALEM Al-SABAH,
AMIR of the State of Kuwait,

Being desirous of consummating the means of democratic rule for our dear Country; and,

Having faith in the role of this Country in the furtherance of Arab nationalism and the promotion of world peace and human civilization.

Striving towards a better future in which the Country enjoys greater prosperity and higher international standing, and in which also the citizens are provided with more political freedom, equality and social justice; a future which upholds the traditions inherent in the Arab nature by enhancing the dignity of the individual, safeguarding public interest, and applying consultative rule yet maintaining the unity and stability of the Country; and

Having considered Law Number I of 1962 concerning the system of Government during the period of transition; and,

Upon the resolution of the Constituent Assembly;

Do hereby approve this Constitution and promulgate it.