January 2014 – November 2015
|Prime Minister||Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah|
|Preceded by||Mustafa Jassem Al-Shamali|
|Succeeded by||Anas Khalid Al Saleh|
|Born||1958 (age 57–58)|
|Political party||Islamic Salafi Alliance (affiliation)|
Ali Al-Omair (born 1958) is a Kuwaiti politician. From January 2014 through November 2015, he served as Oil Minister in the cabinet of Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, succeeding Mustafa Jassem Al-Shamali. He was a member of the Kuwaiti National Assembly, representing the third district. Born in 1958, Al-Omair obtained a PhD in chemistry and worked as a professor before being elected to the National Assembly in 2006. While political parties are technically illegal in Kuwait, Al-Omair affiliates with the Islamic Salafi Alliance party.
Supported Zakat law
In November 2007, the parliament voted 51-2 to approve a law requiring all Kuwaiti public and shareholding companies to pay Zakat every year. Al-Omair was one of the main proponents of the bill.
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- "Kuwait names new acting oil minister; policy change not expected". Reuters. 29 November 2015. Retrieved 8 March 2016.
- Arab Times MP Profile
- Arab Times. 13 May 2007