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Crown Prince wishes newly appointed military commanders all success

February 27, 2018

Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, receiving Chief of the General Staff Gen. Fayyad Al-Ruwaili in Riyadh on Tuesday –SPA
Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, receiving Chief of the General Staff Gen. Fayyad Al-Ruwaili in Riyadh on Tuesday –SPA

Saudi Gazette report

RIYADH
– Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, received in Riyadh on Tuesday the high ranking officers who were appointed and promoted to new military ranks by royal decrees on Monday evening.

The Crown Prince decorated them with the new military ranks. He wished them all success in their service to their religion and homeland.

On their part, the officials thanked Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and the Crown Prince for the trust reposed in them.

The officers who attended the reception included the new Chief of the General Staff Gen. Fayyad Al-Ruwaili; Commander of the Joint Forces Lt. Gen. Prince Fahd Bin Turki; Deputy chief of the General Staff Lt. Gen. Mutlaq Al-Azaima; Commander of the Strategic Missile Force Lt. Gen. Jarallah Al-Olweet; Commander of the Land Forces Lt. Gen. Fahd Al-Mutair; Commander of the Air Defense Forces Lt. Gen. Muzaid Al-Amr; and Commander of the Air Forces Lt. Gen. Prince Turki Bin Bandar.

The Crown Prince also chaired a session of the Council of Economic and Development Affairs (CEDA) in Riyadh on Tuesday.

During the session, the council reviewed a number of issues on its agenda, including the presentation by the Ministry of Finance of the fourth quarter report on the performance of the Kingdom’s budget for the previous fiscal year. The report included a review of the financial performance of the state budget, the index of operating and capital expenses and deficit and public debt indicators.

The council discussed the annual report on the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, presented by CEDA’s Strategic Management Office, which included a detailed presentation of the progress achieved during 2017 in all the Vision realization programs, developments of macroeconomic indicators, as well as indicators of the Vision objectives, impact and outcome analysis and the most prominent risks. -- SG/SPA


February 27, 2018
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