Prince Bandar new chief of intelligence

Prince Bandar bin Sultan

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah has appointed Prince Bandar bin Sultan as the new chief of General Intelligence, replacing Prince Muqrin.

Prince Muqrin has been appointed as adviser to the king and special messenger with the rank of minister, the Saudi Press Agency said quoting a Royal Court statement yesterday. Prince Bandar will also be the new secretary-general of the National Security Council with the rank of a minister. Prince Bandar is the kingdom’s former ambassador to the United States. – Arabnews