JEDDAH: In a shakeup announced on Friday, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman relieved Education Minister Azzam Al-Dakhil of his position and appointed him as an adviser at the Royal Court.
Ahmed bin Mohammed Al-Issa was appointed as the new education minister.
The royal decree relieved Saleh bin Abdul Rahman Al-Shuhaib of his position as the deputy minister of civil service and Abdullah bin Saad Al-Malfi was appointed to that post.
Tawfiq Abdul Aziz Al-Sudairi was appointed as the deputy minister of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance for Mosques and Endowments Affairs.
Ali bin Nasser Al-Ghufais was relieved of his position as the governor of Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC) and Ahmed bin Fahd Al-Fuhaid was appointed to that post.
The royal order also appointed Abdul Aziz Al-Rowais as governor of the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC).
Mohammed Al-Suwaiket was relieved of his position as chairman of the Saudi Railways Organization (SRO) and Rumaih bin Mohammed Al-Rumaih was appointed to that post.
The royal order made Ali bin Nasser Al-Ghufais, Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al-Darrab and Saleh bin Abdul Rahman Al-Shuhaib new members of the Shoura Council.
Fahd bin Mohammed Al-Hathyan was appointed as a consultant at the Interior Ministry, and Jamaan bin Raqoosh as president of Naif Arab University for Security Sciences (NAUSS).
Saad bin Abdullah Al-Qahtani was appointed as a consultant at the Royal Court.