RIYADH: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has issued an order appointing and promoting 96 members at the Bureau of Investigation and Public Prosecution (BIPP) at various ranks.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Fahd Al Abdullah, BIPP president, expressed thanks to the king and the Saudi leadership for their continuing support to the bureau.
In a related development, the Ministry of Justice has given licenses to 108 new male and female lawyers to practice the profession throughout the Kingdom.
The new licenses brought the number of authorized male and female lawyers to 3,256, of which 3,199 were male lawyers, a report released by the ministry said.
The ministry rejected 12 applications to practice the legal profession, the report said.