Saudi Arabia appoints new hajj, health ministers

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz has relieved Health Minister Tawfiq al-Rabiah from his post and appointed him as new Hajj minister, state media reported on Friday, citing a royal decree.

Fahd Al-Jalajel was also appointed as the Kingdom’s new health minister.

The King ordered the establishment of a new body that will oversee the development of Yanbu, Umluj, Al-Wajh, and Duba regions.

The new body will be chaired by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, state media said.

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