SAUDI ARABIA

King Salman issues several royal orders, appoints Al-Rabiah as new Hajj minister

October 15, 2021
King Salman
King Salman



Saudi Gazette report

RIYADH —
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz issued on Friday several royal orders appointing new ministers, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

In one of the key changes in the Cabinet, Health Minister Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah has been relieved from his post and has been appointed as the new minister of Hajj and Umrah.

Fahad Al-Jalajel who served as the Vice Minister of Health for Planning and Development has been appointed as new Health Minister replacing Al-Rabiah who was in the position since 2016.

King Salman also ordered the establishment of a commission to develop Yanbu, Umluj, Al-Wajh and Duba. The commission to be chaired by a board of directors under the chairmanship of the Deputy Prime Minister and members of the board to be appointed by the Prime Minister.

The royal orders include promoting Lt. Gen. Mutlaq bin Salem Al-Azima to the rank of General, and appointing him as Commander of the Joint Forces.

Meanwhile, Abdulaziz Al-Arefi, assistant minister of Transport and Logistics Services has been relieved from his post and has been appointed as Advisor at the Cabinet's General Secretariat at excellent rank.


October 15, 2021
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