Sheikh Sabah IV Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah GCB (Hon) (Arabic: الشيخ صباح الأحمد الجابر الصباح born 16 June 1929) is the 15th Ruler and 5th Emir of Kuwait and the Commander of the Military of Kuwait. He was sworn in on 29 January 2006 after confirmation by the National Assembly of Kuwait. He had previously been Foreign Minister for 40 years, from 1963 to 2003, being the longest-serving foreign minister in the world. During his tenure as a Foreign Minister, Sabah restored Kuwaiti international relations after the Gulf War. He played an important role in restoring the country after the Iraqi Invasion.
His Highness Sheikh Sabah IV Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has always been a pillar of strength and has shown time and again his ability as an able ruler in both fields of Kuwait’s Foreign and Domestic Affairs.
The Amir of Kuwait has played an important role in founding the Common Ministerial Council for the G.C.C and the European Union, which aims to consolidate and maximize economic ties between the participating countries.
His Highness Sheikh Sabah IV Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah political outlook has always been centered towards helping Arab counties and fostering a bond amongst each other and also playing a mediatory role in times of conflicts amongst Arab Nations. His Highness is playing a crucial role in mediating resumption of diplomatic and commercial ties between Qatar and several of its Arab neighbors.