King Abdullah appoints Al-Othaimeen as Minister of Social Affairs

May 28, 2008

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz today issued a decree relieving Abdulmohsen Al-Akkas of his post as Minister of Social Affairs, at his own request.

King Abdullah also appointed Dr. Yusuf bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen to the post of Minister of Social Affairs. Al-Othaimeen previously served as secretary-general of the King Abdullah Foundation for His Parents on Housing Development.