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Saudi Arabia Appoints New Hajj, Health Ministers

Saudi Arabia Appoints New Hajj, Health Ministers

Saturday, 16 October, 2021 - 04:00
King Salman bin Abdulaziz. SPA

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz has relieved Health Minister Tawfiq al-Rabiah from his post and appointed him as new Hajj minister, state media reported on Friday, citing a royal decree.


Fahd Al-Jalajel was also appointed as the Kingdom’s new health minister.


The King ordered the establishment of a new body that will oversee the development of Yanbu, Umluj, Al-Wajh and Duba regions.


The new body will be chaired by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, state media said.


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