Saudi king issues decree to reshuffle Shoura council

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman al-Saud issued several royal decrees, one of which would be the reformation of the kingdom’s Shoura Council. (SPA)

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman al-Saud issued several royal decrees, one of which would be the reformation of the kingdom’s Shoura Council a reshuffle of the kingdom's top religious body, the Council of Senior Scholars.

The Secretary General of the Shoura Council Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Aomar was relieved of his duties on Friday with the announcement that Abdullah Al-Ashiekh as the consultative council’s next head.

In other royal decrees announced on the same day, Ali bin Nasser al-Afis was appointed as Labor and Social Development minister replacing Mufraj Al-Haqabani.

Saudi Custom’s Director Saleh bin Manee al-Khelaiwi was also relieved from position.

Another decree also appointed Abdulrahman bin Mohammed al-Sadhan as a special adviser to the Royal Court in the position of minister.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:53 - GMT 06:53
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