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Saudi king appoints new minister of education

Former governor of Makkah region Prince Khalid bin Faisal was named as the new minister of education

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King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia appointed on Sunday Prince Khalid bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz, the former governor of Makkah region, as the new minister of education.

Prince Khalid bin Faisal replaced Prince Faisal bin Abdullah bin Mohammad.

Former Governor of Najran region Prince Mishaal bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz was appointed as the new governor of Makkah region at the rank of minister, the state news agency SPA reported.