The National Assembly of Kuwait, known as the Majlis Al-Umma ("House of the Nation") (Arabic: مجلس الأمة), is the legislature of Kuwait. The current speaker of the Assembly is Jassem Al-Kharafi. The Emir unconstitutionally dissolved the National Assembly in 1986 and restored it after the Gulf War in 1992. The Emir has also constitutionally dissolved the Assembly several times—meaning that he dissolved it but allowed for elections immediately afterward.
The rising front of the building faces out across the Arabian Gulf, providing a strong skyline in a site that Utzon had observed as “haze and white light and an untidy town behind.”
The fabric-like suspended curves of the concrete roof at the Kuwait National Assembly provide some of the same dramatic use of the material's strength as at Sydney – also as in Utzon's intervening Bagsværd Church in Denmark, as well as Saarinen's earlier airport terminal roof at Dulles. see the exotic building Kuwait National Assembly Building | Arabian Gulf Street