Former Crown Prince Muqrin pledges allegiance to successor, deputy

New Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Nayef and the newly appointed Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman received pledges of allegiance from former Crown Prince Muqrin.

New Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Nayef and the newly appointed Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman received pledges of allegiance from former Crown Prince Muqrin.

New Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Nayef and the newly appointed Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman received pledges of allegiance from former Crown Prince Muqrin on Wednesday evening in Riyadh.

The former crown prince arrived to Qasr al-Hukm (Governance palace) to pledge allegiance to Prince Mohammad bin Nayef and Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Earlier on Wednesday, a royal decree aired on state television announced the appointment of Prince Mohammad bin Nayef as Crown Prince replacing the now former Crown Prince Muqrin bin Abdul Aziz who had requested to step down.

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Another decree also aired on Wednesday instated King Salman’s son and the Kingdom’s Defense Minister, Prince Mohammed bin Salman, as deputy crown princes.

via Former Crown Prince Muqrin pledges allegiance to successor, deputy – Al Arabiya News.