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Saudi royal decrees announcing Prince Mohammed Bin Salman as the new crown prince
The National staff
June 21, 2017 Updated: June 21, 2017 02:26 PM
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Saudi Arabia’s Prince Mohammed bin Salman was promoted to crown prince on Wednesday, making him next in line to rule the kingdom.
The former crown prince, Mohammed bin Nayef, was relieved of his position as successor and his powerful post as the minister of the interior.
Here’s the full list of the the royal decrees made by King Salman:
– Royal Decree: HRH Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz Al Saud is relieved from his positions as Crown Prince and from his position as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior
– Royal Decree: HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz is appointed Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister. He will remain Minister of Defense
– Royal Decree: Paragraph B of Article 5 from the laws on Ruling is to be amended to the following: "the power will go to the sons of the founding King" Abudlaziz bin Abdulrahman Al Faisal Al Saud and the sons of his sons, and the fittest among them to hold the reins of power shall be appointed to rule and there shall be none other than the sons of the founding king and the crown prince from one single branch of descendants of the founding King.
– Royal Decree: Abdulrahman Al Rubaiaan is appointed advisor at the Royal Court at the rank of Minister
– Royal Decree: Prince Faisal bin Sattam bin Abdulaziz is appointed Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the Republic of Italy at the rank of Minister
– Royal Decree: Prince Turki bin Mohammed bin Fahd bin Abdulaziz is appointed advisor at the Royal Court at the rank of minister
– Royal Decree: Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz is appointed Minister of Interior
– Royal Decree: Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Salem is appointed Deputy Minister of Interior at the rank of Minister
– Royal Decree: Dr Nasser Al Dawood is relieved of his position and appointed as and Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior
– Royal Decree: Prince Bandar bin Khalid bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz is appointed advisor at the Royal Court at the rank of Minister
– Royal Decree: Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz is appointed Deputy Chairman of the General Sports Authority at the rank of excellence
– Royal Decree: Prince Bandar bin Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz is appointed assistant to the Chairman of General Intelligence at the rank of excellence
– Royal Decree: Prince Khalid bin Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz is appointed ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the Federal Republic of Germany at the rank of excellence
– Royal Decree: Prince Abdullah bin Khalid bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz is appointed advisor at the royal court at the rank of excellence
– Royal Decree: Prince Abdulaziz bin Fahd bin Turki bin Abdulaziz is appointed Deputy to the Prince of Al Jawf region at the rank of excellence
– Royal Decree: Faisal bin Abdulaziz bin Abdullah Al Sudairi is appointed advisor to the royal court at the rank of excellence
All financial allowances, bonuses and benefits of government employees, whether civil or military, that had been repealed, amended or stopped are to be reinstated
King Salman issues directives to extend Eid Al Fitr holidays until July 9, 2017 for all public sector employees
King Salman calls for allegiance to the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman following Taraweeh prayers on Wednesday at Al Safa Palace in Mecca
Sheikh Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz pledges allegiance to the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin abdulaziz at Al Safa Palace in Mecca
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques issues directives for governors and princes to pledge allegiance of the Crown Prince​
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