Saudi Arabia: Abdelrahman Bin Abdelaziz

Issue 985 - 22 Jan 2015 | 1 minute read

Prince Abdelrahman Bin Abdelaziz arrived back in Riyadh on 28 December, having sought medical treatment abroad. State news agency SPA said only that he had had “successful medical tests”. Abdelrahman, who is in his eighties, was deputy defence minister from 1988 to 2011, but played a largely ceremonial role, with little involvement in day-to-day affairs at the ministry. He is a member of the Allegiance Council. He was greeted on arrival by Crown Prince Salman and Ahmed Bin Abdelaziz, as well as several third-generation princes.

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