Saudi Arabia names new interior minister

Newly appointed interior minister, Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif.
Updated 23 September 2017
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Saudi Arabia names new interior minister

JEDDAH: A Saudi royal decree was issued Wednesday morning appointing Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif as interior minister after Prince Mohammed bin Naif was relieved of his role as the interior minister.
Born Nov. 4, 1983, he is the youngest ever interior minister to serve.
The prince graduated from Dhahran Private School.
He is the eldest son of the Eastern Province governor, Prince Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz and has four sons: Naif, Ahmed, Saud and Mohammed.
Armed with a law degree from King Saud University, Abdulaziz bin Saud first chose to explore the private sector for several years before serving as a member of the Supreme Committee for the Prince Naif Bin Abdulaziz Award for the Prophetic Sunnah and Contemporary Islamic Studies, in addition to the Scientific Committee of the Award.

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The 34-year-old prince has been appointed to several posts throughout his life, most recently serving for two years as adviser to the former interior minister, Prince Mohammed bin Naif.
After King Salman came to power, Prince Abdulaziz was appointed as an adviser to the Royal Court in various departments.
Prince Abdulaziz has worked in the political division for six months, then as an adviser to the Defense Ministry.


Governor leads Eid celebration in KSA’s Bisha province

Bisha Gov. Mohammed bin Said bin Sabrah. (SPA)
Updated 18 June 2018
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Governor leads Eid celebration in KSA’s Bisha province

JEDDAH: Bisha Gov. Mohammed bin Said bin Sabrah inaugurated Eid Al-Fitr celebrations at the arena in King Abdullah Park.
The program included artistic, poetry and entertainment shows, a photography studio documenting Eid celebrations, an exhibition and fireworks.
The celebration catered to different age groups, including children, said the governor.
For his part, the mayor of the city, Musleh Al-Olayan, said that the municipality prepared the sites that embraced the events of the celebration of the Eid with all the necessary services and facilities, in addition to the preparation of parks, streets and entrances to the city.
Three large screens were installed in the new Municipality Park, Al-Raboua Square and Khalidiya Park to broadcast World Cup matches.