New Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia

Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been succeeded as crown prince, replacing Prince Mohammed bin Naif, According to Saudi Press Agency quoting Royal Decree.

The Royal decree is given by King Salman in which Mohammed bin Salman is now appointed as Crown Prince and Prince Mohammed bin Naif now only remains as interior minister a post also held by crown prince.

During a meeting at Al Safa Palace in Makkah of Succession Committee on Wednesday morning, Mohammed bin Salman was chosen as crown prince by 31 out of 43 members .

Newly Appointed Crown Prince for same time also served as chairman of the Council for Economic and Development Affairs and Defense Minister.