Saudi Arabia names Nabeel al-Amudi transport minister

Reuters News
Posted: Oct 03, 2017 6:11 PM

KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has appointed Nabeel al-Amudi, the head of the Saudi Ports Authority as transport minister, state TV reported on Wednesday, citing a royal decree.

Amudi replaces Sulaiman al-Hamdan, who has been named as the minister for civil service.

Prior to being the president of the Saudi Ports Authority, Amudi held various posts at state oil giant Saudi Aramco.

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(Reporting by Reem Shamseddine)