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2019-09-10 Arabia
Saudi king appoints son as energy minister
[DAWN] Soddy Arabia
...a kingdom taking up the bulk of the Arabian peninsula. Its primary economic activity involves exporting oil and soaking Islamic rubes on the annual hajj pilgrimage. The country supports a large number of princes in whatcha might call princely splendor. When the oil runs out the rest of the world is going to kick sand in the Soddy national face...
’s King Salman
...either the largest species of Pacific salmon or the current Sheikh of the Burnin' Sands, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and Lord of Most of the Arabians...
on Sunday replaced the energy minister with one of his sons, state media said, in a major shakeup as the OPEC kingpin reels from low oil prices.

The appointment of Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, half-brother to de facto ruler Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
...Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia as of 2016....
, marks the first time a royal family member has been put in charge of the all-important energy ministry.

He replaces veteran official Khalid al-Falih as the world’s top crude exporter accelerates preparations for a much-anticipated stock listing of state-owned oil giant Aramco, expected to be the world’s biggest.
Posted by Fred 2019-09-10 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [311 views ]  Top
 File under: Govt of Saudi Arabia 

#1 Ima looking forward to spam e-mails aping Nigerian princes...
Posted by Raj 2019-09-10 10:37||   2019-09-10 10:37|| Front Page Top

#2 Put your son in charge of a nation's DRAGON Hoard. ... heh... Sounds like a good move for the family...
Posted by 3dc 2019-09-10 11:48||   2019-09-10 11:48|| Front Page Top

#3 3dc, they own the country.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-09-10 11:55||   2019-09-10 11:55|| Front Page Top

#4 Selected from a pool of candidates.
Posted by Skidmark 2019-09-10 15:39||   2019-09-10 15:39|| Front Page Top

#5 Well, there hundred other sons
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-09-10 15:50||   2019-09-10 15:50|| Front Page Top

#6 Came to the attention of management early on...
Posted by Capsu78 2019-09-10 21:53||   2019-09-10 21:53|| Front Page Top

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