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.. Tags: #Saudi #
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