Saudi Arabia’s King Salman issues royal decrees

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman issued royal decrees on Saturday that saw the appointment of several new ministers and establishment of new councils.

Here are the royal decrees as followed:

- Establishment of a new separate ministry named Ministry of Culture.

- Amendment of the name of the Ministry of Culture and Information to the Ministry of Information.

- Establishment of a royal authority for the city of Mecca and Holy sites.

- Establishment of a Council for the Royal Protected Areas in the Royal Court.

- The Royal Protected Areas Council shall be chaired by the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz.

- Appointment of Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan Al Saud as Minister of Culture.

- Appointment of Sheikh Saleh bin Abdulaziz Al-Sheikh, Minister of State and member of the Council of Ministers.

- Appointment of Sheikh Saleh bin Abdulaziz Al-Sheikh as a member of the Security and Political Affairs Council.

- Appointment of Sheikh Abdul Latif Al-Sheikh as Minister of Islamic Affairs.

- Minister of Labor and Social Development Ali bin Nasser Al-Ghafees was relieved of his post.

- Appointment of Abdullah bin Salim al-Mutani as deputy speaker of the Shura Council with the rank of minister.

- Appointment of Dr. Khalid bin Saleh Al-Sultan as the President of King Abdullah City for Energy with the rank of Minister.

- Appointment of Eng. Ahmed bin Sulaiman Al-Rajhi as Minister of Labor and Social Development.

- Exemption of Eng. Saad bin Abdulaziz Al-Khalab, Deputy Minister of Transport from his post.

- Appointment of Mohammed Bin Taweelah Al-Salami as Assistant to the Minister of Civil Service at the excellent rank.

- Exemption of Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Suwayan, Director of Hafar Al-Batin University.

- Appointment of Abdullah bin Ibrahim bin Abdullah Al-Saadan as Chairman of the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu as Minister.

- Appointment of Eng. Haitham bin Abdulrahman bin Abdullah Al-Aohali as Deputy Minister of Communications and Information Technology at the excellent rank.

- Appointment of Ahmed Bin Mohammed Al-Thaqafi as Advisor to the Head of State Security at the excellent rank.

- Appointment of Eng. Khalid bin Saleh bin Mohammed Al-Mudayfar as Deputy Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources for the excellent rank.

- Appointment of Eng. Abdulaziz bin Abdullah bin Ali Al-Abdulkarim as Deputy Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources for Industry.

- Appointment of Eng. Nasser bin Abdul Razzaq bin Yusuf Al Nafisi as Assistant Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources at the excellent rank.

- Appointment of Dr. Nasser bin Abdulaziz Al-Daoud as Deputy Minister of Interior with the rank of Minister.

- Appointment of of Eng. Badr bin Abdullah bin Mohanna Dulami as Deputy Minister of Transport and Roads.

- Appointment of Dr. Mohammed bin Abdullah bin Abdulrahman Al-Qahtani as the Director of Hafar Al-Batin University at the excellent rank.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:50 - GMT 06:50
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