NO. 44


Saudi Arabia

King Fahd Extends Terms Of Senior Government Officials

King Fahd of Saudi Arabia issued seven orders on 26 July extending by twoyears the term of duty of the majority of officials holding senior posts in thegovernment. The decree is in accordance with the 1993 edict which states thatthe term of office of Saudi officials with the rank of a minister or those inthe special grade (al-Darja al-Mumtaza, which is between Grade 15 and the rankof a minister)...