RIYADH: The Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman received new military chiefs in Riyadh on Tuesday amid major changes in the Saudi Arabian military command.
The prince congratulated them on their new posts and wished them success for the future. The meeting comes as senior commanders of the Saudi Arabian army were dismissed overnight on Tuesday.
The Crown Prince, who is also the country’s defence minister, received the new Chief of Staff, Gen Fayad Al-Ruwaili. He also welcomed Lt Gen Fahd bin Turki, who was appointed as Commander of the Joint Forces, Lt Gen Mutlaq bin Salim, who was promoted to Deputy Chief of Staff, and Lt Gen Jarallah bin Mohammed, who was appointed as Commander of the Strategic Missile Force, reported Arab News.