Saudi Arabia reshuffles cabinet, government entities

Mohamed Samir
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A royal decree was issued in Saudi Arabia on Thursday to reshuffle the cabinet headed by King Salman, and restructure the Political and Security Affairs Council, headed by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

According the decree, Ibrahim al-Assaf was appointed as foreign minister and Adel Al-Jubeir as minister of state for foreign affairs.

Furthermore, Abdullah bin Bandar bin Abdul Aziz was appointed as minister of National Guard, Turki Shabbaneh as minister of media, and Hamad Al-Sheikh as minister of education.

On the other hand, Sultan Bin Salman was also relieved of the presidency of the Tourism Authority and appointed as chairperson of the Space Authority, while Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal replaced Turki Al-Sheikh as president of the Sports Authority, who has been appointed as chairperson of the Entertainment Authority.

Additionally, Faisal bin Khalid was replaced by Turki bin Talal as governor of the Asir region, and Badr bin Sultan has been replaced by Faisal bin Nawaf as governor of the Jouf region.

Moreover, Musa’ad Al-Aiban was appointed as national security adviser, while Khalid bin Qarar al-Harbi has been appointed director of public security.

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Mohamed Samir Khedr is an economic and political journalist, analyst, and editor specializing in geopolitical conflicts in the Middle East, Africa, and the Eastern Mediterranean. For the past decade, he has covered Egypt's and the MENA region's financial, business, and geopolitical updates. Currently, he is the Executive Editor of the Daily News Egypt, where he leads a team of journalists in producing high-quality, in-depth reporting and analysis on the region's most pressing issues. His work has been featured in leading international publications. Samir is a highly respected expert on the Middle East and Africa, and his insights are regularly sought by policymakers, academics, and business leaders. He is a passionate advocate for independent journalism and a strong believer in the power of storytelling to inform and inspire. Twitter: LinkedIn:
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