New Minister Of State In Saudi Cabinet
King Fahd ibn 'Abd al-'Aziz of Saudi Arabia has appointed a new Minister of State to the Saudi Government which was formed last August (MEES, 7 August). The new Minister, Dr. Ibrahim al-'Assaf, has a PhD in economics from Colorado University. Last July he was appointed Deputy Governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA), the Kingdom's central bank. Prior to that Dr. 'Assaf served as Saudi...