Saudi king names his son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince : Saudi Arabia

2017-06-21 09:00:18 | Middle East News @Al-Muslim Ne
Saudi king names his son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince : Saudi Arabia
Mohammed bin Salman crown prince


RIYADH: Saudi King Salman on weekday named his son prophet bin Salman as prince, finishing a gradual removal of powers from the previous blue blood prophet bin Nayef, 57, World Health Organization has been laid-off.

According to a royal decree issued by the official Saudi press association, prophet bin Salman, 31, was additionally named deputy prime minister, and maintains his post as minister of defence.

Mohammed bin Nayef, a veteran law hatchet man well-regarded within the west for his efforts to combat Base, was additionally laid-off from his post as interior minister, the decree aforementioned.

The appointment of Mahomet bin Salman caps a troubled 2 years since Salman, 81, ascended the throne and named the thick-bearded Mahomet bin Salman deputy prince, or second in line to the throne.

In a conservative kingdom wont to ageing leaders, the increase of the young patrician symbolises the hopes of a immature native population, quite 1/2 that is underneath twenty five.

The hard-charging Mahomet bin Salman´s public profile speedily eclipsed that of the prince.


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