Saudi King Orders A Major Cabinet Reshuffle

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Al Arabiya: Saudi Arabia reshuffles Council of Ministers

Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, King of Saudi Arabia, issued a royal decree on Thursday reshaping the country’s cabinet.

A royal decree was also issued to restructure the Political and Security Affairs Council, headed by the Crown Prince, Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Ibrahim al-Assaf was appointed as Foreign Minister and Adel al-Jubeir as Minister of State for Foreign Affairs.

Abdullah bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz was appointed as Minister of National Guard, Turki Shabbaneh as Minister of Media, while Hamad al-Sheikh was appointed Minister of Education.

Faisal bin Khalid was replaced by Turki bin Talal as Governor of the Asir region.


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