Saudi Arabia's King Salman appoints his son Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman as energy minister — TechGraph
Saudi Arabia's King Salman has appointed his son, Prince Abdulaziz, as energy minister on September 8, replacing Khalid al-Falih and for the first time handing the portfolio in the world's top oil exporter to a member of the royal family. Prince Abdulaziz, a longstanding member of the Saudi delegation to the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) with decades of experience in the oil sector, is not expected to change the kingdom's oil and OPEC policies, Saudi officials and analysts say.