King Abdullah names Prince Bandar bin Sultan Chief of General Intelligence

July 19, 2012

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz today issued a royal order in Jeddah relieving Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz of his post as Chief of General Intelligence and appointing him special envoy and advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, with the rank of Minister.  The royal order names Prince Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz Chief of General Intelligence, in addition to his current position as Secretary-General of the National Security Council, with the rank of Minister.