Miteb named minister as Sang upgraded

Issue 948 - 07 Jun 2013 | 3 minute read

King Abdullah Bin Abdelaziz has upgraded the Saudi Arabian National Guard (Sang) to a ministry, meaning his son Prince Miteb Bin Abdullah – previously Sang commander with ministerial rank – now has his own ministry. It is the latest in a string of appointments and reshuffles which has seen a number of third-generation royals promoted, as the ageing king seeks to secure his legacy.

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