Thursday 05 March 2020
On Thursday, Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz decided to dismiss the Minister of Economy and Planning Mohamed Mazyad Al-Tuwaijri from his position and appoint Muhammad Al-Jadaan to replace him.
The exemption and assignment decision came in two royal orders published by the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA).
King Salman decided to appoint Al-Tuwaijri as a consultant at the Royal Court at the rank of minister.
And the text of the royal decree stated, “First: His Excellency Mr. Muhammad bin Mazid Al-Tuwaijri, Minister of Economy and Planning, is relieved of his post.
Second: His Excellency Mr. Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Jadaan is tasked to undertake the work of the Minister of Economy and Planning in addition to his work as Minister of Finance.
Third: This matter shall be communicated to the competent authorities for approval and implementation. “