JEDDAH: ARAB NEWS
Published — Tuesday 12 February 2013
Last update 12 February 2013 12:45 am
Dr. Majed bin Abdullah Al-Muneef has been appointed secretary-general of the Supreme Economic Council. Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah yesterday appointed Al-Muneef issuing a royal decree.
Al-Muneef replaces Saud Al-Saleh, who has been relieved of his duty upon his request, the decree said. Al-Muneef has long standing experience in the Kingdom and abroad and holds a doctorate degree in economics from the US.
He worked as an economic professor and deputy dean of the Faculty of Administrative Sciences at King Saud University for 20 years. He has been OPEC governor representing Saudi Arabia for eight years.