Royal order appoints Prince Khalid bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz Riyadh Governor

February 14, 2013

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz issued a royal order today appointing Prince Khalid bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud as Governor of Riyadh Province. Another royal order relieved Prince Mohammed bin Saad bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud as Deputy Governor of Riyadh Province, upon his request, replacing him with Prince Turki bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud. Both appointments were made at the level of minister.

Meanwhile, King Abdullah promoted Major General Eid bin Awadh al-Shalawi to the rank of Lieutenant General and appointed him Commander of Land Forces.