Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 14

2-Apr-2007

SAUDI ARABIA

King 'Abd Allah Reappoints Unchanged Saudi Cabinet

King 'Abd Allah on 22 March reappointed his entire cabinet, defying some expectations of a reshuffle. The announcement follows a pattern in which Saudi rulers have made changes to their governments every four years during the third month of the Islamic calendar. A royal order reformed the council of ministers with the King as head of the cabinet and with all current members of the...