Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz on Wednesday appointed his son and Defense Minister, Prince Mohammed bin Salman, as deputy crown prince.
Prince Mohammed bin Salman AP
Hamad Al Swailem will replace Prince Mohammed bin Salman as the head of the Saudi Royal Court, according to a separate royal decree carried by the official Saudi Press Agency.
n this Thursday, March 26, 2015 file photo, provided by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), Yemen's President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, left, walks with Saudi Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman as Hadi arrives in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (AP)
He held many positions during his professional career of 10 years.
Saudi Defense Minister Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz inspecting Saudi army units in the Southern Region. (SPA)
Prince Mohammed bin Salman then became Supervisor of Prince Salman, the Crown Prince’s Office.SHOW MORE