Saudi king reshuffles cabinet but keeps oil, finance posts

January 29, 2015 7:49 PM

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Saudi king reshuffles cabinet but keeps oil, finance posts

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's new King Salman ordered a cabinet reshuffle on Thursday but kept in place veteran Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi, Finance Minister Ibrahim Alassaf and Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal.

He appointed new ministers of justice, Islamic affairs, agriculture and information and a new head of the intelligence services, and replaced two of the late King Abdullah's sons who had held roles as governors of top provinces.

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