Coronavirus Patients Can Vote

Kuwait’s Council of Ministers has decided to allow Coronavirus patients to vote in National Assembly elections on 5 December 2020. They said this is a constitutional right for them and they should be permitted to execute it. The Justice Minister has briefed the Council on the recommendations of the ministerial committee to put a workflow in place to organise the election processes including the necessary health and safety requirements. They explained the committee consulted the Fatwa and Legislation Department regarding the participation of Coronavirus patients which said it is a constitutional right and the elections should be done in a way which protects all participants. Full story

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