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Protocol Affairs

Ambassador / Nabeel Rashed Al Dakheel
Assistant Foreign Minister for Protocol Affairs
Minister Plenipotentiary / Abdulmohsen J. Al-Zaid
Deputy Assistant Foreign Minister For Protocol Affairs

Department of Protocol Affairs Specializations: -

  • Supervises the works of protocol for H. E. the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister.
  • Supervises the implementation of the State’s protocol procedures in relation to official activities and events. 
  • Organizes the official visits of foreign delegations to the State of Kuwait.
  • Supervises and organizes the meetings and conferences that are held by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 
  • Follows up on the matters of protocol with Kuwait’s diplomatic missions abroad and official foreign missions accredited in the State of the Kuwait. 
  • Follows up on the accreditations and nomination procedures of the Kuwaiti heads of diplomatic missions abroad.
  • Follows up on the accreditations and nomination procedures of foreign heads of diplomatic missions in the State of Kuwait.
  • Organizes and specifies the extent of diplomatic immunity, exemptions and benefits.
  • Issues airport clearance passes.
  • Issues diplomatic and private passports. 
  • Issues diplomatic identifications for the foreign diplomatic missions and regional accredited organizations in the State of Kuwait. 
  • Coordinates with relevant authorities in the State of Kuwait to issue the necessary visas for entering the country.