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Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud appointed Mohammed bin Nayef as Crown Prince

Apr 29, 2015 17:05 IST

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz on 29 April 2015 appointed his nephew Mohammed bin Nayef as the new Crown Prince and as a Deputy Prime Minister. Crown Prince Muqrin bin Abdul Aziz was relieved from his duties.

Besides him, the Saudi king made other appointments. These were
• Salman's son Prince Mohammed bin Salman was appointed as Deputy Crown Prince.
• Saudi's Washington ambassador Adel al-Jubeir was appointed as the Foreign Minister by replacing veteran Prince Saud al-Faisal.
• Khalid al-Falih was appointed as the country's Health Minister and chairman of Saudi Aramco.

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