Interior Min.: 7,155 granted Kuwaiti citizenship over from 2012 to 2016

KUWAIT, June 12 (KUNA) — Up to 110,087 people were offered applications for the Kuwaiti nationality over the period 2012-2016 — 7,155 of them were granted citizenship, the Interior Ministry Security Media Department said on Sunday.
The press statement came as a clarification regarding media reports that tackled a reply by Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah to a question on the issue. (end) hmd.tb.msa