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Saudi King Names Crown Prince As Prime Minister


(MENAFN- The Peninsula) Reuters

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud named his son and heir Crown Prince HRH Mohammed bin Salman Abdulaziz as the kingdom's prime minister and his second son Prince Khalid as defense minister, a royal decree said on Tuesday.

The reshuffle kept Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman as energy minister, the royal decree, carried by state news agency SPA, said.

Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, Finance Minister Mohammed al-Jadaan, and Investment Minister Khalid al-Falih remained unchanged, the decree showed.

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