Saudi Arabia: Crown prince’s new appointments, Neutral Zone progress

Risk Management
Issue 1098 - 05 Mar 2020 | 4 minute read

Reshuffle MBS style: The reappointment to government on 25 February of Khalid Al-Falih – after he was removed as energy minister last year – to head a new Ministry for Investment highlighted Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman’s style of government. Despite his apparent fall from grace during a difficult period for his industrial strategy and the Saudi Aramco listing, Falih is one of a small group of trusted officials through whom MBS promotes his rule.

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