Tuesday, 26 September 2023 10:42 GMT

Saudi King Appoints Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman As Prime Minister

(MENAFN- Emirates News Agency (WAM))

RIYADH, 28th September, 2022 (WAM) -- The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosque King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia issued on Tuesday a Royal Decree appointing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia.

The Saudi Press Agency (SPA) quoted a Royal Decree as saying that the weekly session of the Cabinet, which the King attends, will be held under his chairmanship.

In another Royal Decree, the King restructured the Council of Ministers, headed by the Crown Prince.

King Salman also issued a decree appointing Deputy Minister of Defence Prince Khalid bin Salman as Minister of Defence. Yousef bin Abdullah Al-Benyan has been appointed new minister of education.

The King appointed Talal bin Abdullah Al-Otaibi as assistant minister of defence.


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