Newly-appointed Saudi Ministers Al-Assaf and Al-Jadaan sworn in

Saudi King Salman and Ministers Al-Assaf and Al-Jad'an. (SPA)

Dr. Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz Al-Assaf, the newly-appointed minister of state and cabinet member; and Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Jadaan appointed as minister of finance, swore the oath to be sincere to the religion, the king and the homeland, not to divulge a secret of the state’s secrets, to maintain its interests and regulations, and to perform duties honestly and sincerely, in front of King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud at Al-Yamamah Palace.

The king expressed his congratulations to both ministers, wishing them success in the tasks entrusted to them.

The swearing-in ceremony was attended by Crown Prince Mohammad bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Premier and minister of interior.

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