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Saudi Arabia’s King Salman issues several new royal orders

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman issues several new royal orders

Saudi Arabia’s monarch issued several new royal orders regarding fresh appointments, the Saudi Press Agency reports on Friday.

King Salman bin Abdulaziz has appointed on Friday Dr Essam bin Saad bin Saeed as the new Minister of Hajj and Umrah. That official already holds the position of a state minister and a member of the Council of Ministers.

The former Hajj and Umrah head Mohammad Saleh bin Taher Benten was relieved from his post, the king’s order said.

Another appointment is Sheikh Ali bin Suleiman bin Ali al-Sa’awi who becomes the head of the Supreme Administrative Court. In fact, that is the rank of Minister, the royal order clarifies.

Thus, Sheikh Ali will be replacing Sheikh Ibrahim bin Suleiman bin Abdullah al-Rasheed. Tha later, in his turn, holds the new post, the head of the General Authority of Civil Aviation, replacing Abdulhadi al-Mansouri, SPA reported.