The ‘Fifth Storm’!

The ‘Fifth Storm’!

May 05, 2016 - 17:35
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by Khaled M. Batarfi

Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 is not our first storm. During the 14 months since King Salman ascended the throne, we have witnessed three other major transformations.

The first was the Administrative Storm. It reshuffled the Cabinet, and restructured the Executive branch. The moves included the dissolving of a dozen Higher Councils. In their place two Ministerial Councils were formed: The Political and Security Council, headed by Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Naif, deputy premier and interior minister, and the Economic and Development Council led by Deputy Crown Prince, Muhammad Bin Salman, second deputy premier and minister of defense.

Read it in full at Saudi Gazette