Cabinet reshuffle: four new ministers and other senior posts
Published 14 Dec 2011
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Riyadh - SPA: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah issued royal decrees that included appointments in senior government posts. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah is the new commerce and industries minister in the place of Abdullah Zainal Alireza. New Haj Minister Bandar Al-Hajjar replaced Fouad Al-Farsy, while Muhammad Al-Jasser replaces Khaled Al-Gosaiby as minister of economy and planning. Abdul Rahman Al-Barrak is appointed minister of civil service in the place of Muhammad Al-Faiz. Fahd bin Abdullah Al-Mubarak is the new governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency. Khaled Al-Sabti is the new deputy minister of education. The new appointments also include Abdul Rahman Al-Ibrahim as the new governor of the Desalination Corporation, Muhammad Al-Jefri the new deputy chairman of the Shoura Council and Fahd Al-Hamad assistant deputy chairman of the council. Faisal bin Abdul Rahman Al-Muammar has been appointed the adviser to the king and secretary-general of King Abdulaziz Center for National Dialogue. Hamad bin Muhammed bin Hamad Al-Asheikh was named deputy minister of education for boys.
Last Modified Date: 10/02/2013 - 2:47 PM Saudi Arabia Time
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