Prince Nawaf new intelligence chief

By a Staff Writer
Publication Date: 
Sat, 2001-09-01 04:21

JEDDAH, 1 September — Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd yesterday appointed Prince Nawaf ibn Abdul Aziz as director of intelligence, the official Saudi Press Agency reported quoting a Royal Decree. Prince Nawaf replaces Prince Turki Al-Faisal, who was relieved of the post at his request, the agency added. Prince Nawaf is the third director of Saudi intelligence since the agency was established in mid-1960s. The late Kamal Adham was the first director before Prince Turki took over in 1977. Prince Nawaf worked as finance minister for two years during the time of King Saud and also represented the Kingdom at many international events. He was adviser to King Faisal on Gulf affairs. He has also worked as head of the Royal Court.

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