UAE leaders congratulate Prince Mohammed bin Salman on appointment as Prime Minister

The Crown Prince of Dubai also congratulated the new Prime Minister



Photo: WAM
Photo: WAM

By Web Desk

Published: Tue 27 Sep 2022, 10:41 PM

Last updated: Wed 28 Sep 2022, 5:07 PM

The UAE President, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, have extended their congratulations to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on his appointment as Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, also extended his felicitations to the new Prime Minister.

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, followed suit, congratulating Prince Mohammed bin Salman in a tweet that wished him success in his new role.

Sheikh Hamdan and Prince Mohammed bin Salman. — Courtesy: Twitter
Sheikh Hamdan and Prince Mohammed bin Salman. — Courtesy: Twitter

He also wished further progress and prosperity for Saudi Arabia.

Earlier, The Custodian of Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, announced the appointment of Prince Mohammed bin Salman as the Kingdom's Prime Minister.

King Salman also ordered a cabinet reshuffle, with Prince Khalid bin Salman, the former deputy defence minister, as the new defence minister, Saudi Press Agency reported. While, Talal bin Abdullah bin Turki Al-Otaibi has been appointed as assistant Minister of Defence.

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