Key government appointments after Saudi reshuffle

29 April 2015

The full list of King Salman’s new cabinet

New appointments

  • Crown Prince Mohammad bin Nayef, deputy premier, interior minister and chairman of the Political and Security Affairs Council
  • Prince Mohammad bin Salman, deputy crown prince, second deputy premier, head of the Defence Ministry, chairman of the Economic and Development Affairs Council
  • Adel al-Jubeir, foreign minister
  • Khalid al-Falih, health minister and chairman of Saudi Aramco
  • Adel Fakeih, minister of national economy and planning
  • Mohammad al-Jasser, adviser at the royal court with a ministerial portfolio
  • Mofrej al-Haqbani, labour minister
  • Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Suwailem, chief of the Royal Court at the rank of minister
  • Khaled bin Abdul Rahman al-Issa, state minister and cabinet member
  • Khaled bin Mohammed bin Nasser, chief of the Court of Grievances
  • Mansour bin Abdullah al-Mansour, assistant to the president of youth welfare
  • Saleh bin Mohammed Abdul Karim new adviser at the Royal Court
  • Abdullah bin Saleh al-Jasser, deputy minister of culture and information, has been appointed chairman of the Radio and Television Authority
  • Prince Mansour bin Muqrin, adviser to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman

No change

  • Walid bin Mohammed bin Saleh al-Samaani, justice minister
  • Ali al-Naimi, petroleum & mineral resources minister
  • Ibrahim al-Assaf, finance minister
  • Abdullah bin Abdulrahman al-Husein, water & electricity minister
  • Essam bin Saad bin Saeed, housing minister
  • Bandar bin Mohammed al-Hajjar, hajj minister
  • Tawfiq al-Rabiah, commerce & industry minister
  • Abdullah bin Abdulrahman al-Muqbel, transport minister
  • Mohammed bin Ibrahim al-Suwaiyel, communications & information technology minister
  • Majed bin Abdullah al-Qasabi, social affairs minister
  • Mohammed bin Abdulmalik al-ash-Sheikh, state minister
  • Abdullatif bin Abdulmalik bin Omar al-ash-Sheikh, municipal & rural affairs minister
  • Khalid bin Abdullah al-Araj, civil service minister
  • Adel bin Zaid al-Turaifi, culture & information minister
  • Abdulrahman bin Abdulmohsen al-Fadhli, agriculture minister
  • Azzam bin Mohammed al-Dakhil, education minister
  • Essam bin Saad bin Said, state minister
  • Musaed bin Mohammed al-Aiban, state minister


  • Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz, formerly crown prince
  • Mansour bin Nasser bin Abdullah al-Hawwasi, formerly deputy health minister for health affairs
  • Nura bint Abdullah al-Faiz, formerly deputy minister of education for girls education
  • Hamad bin Mohammed al-Asheikh, formerly deputy education minister for boys education
  • Mohammed bin Hamza bin Bakr bin Khushaim, formerly deputy health minister for planning and development
  • Prince Mansour bin Muqrin, now appointed advisor to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman

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