Government ministers in Bahrain have been ordered to outline unnecessary administrative expenses, as part of plans to reduce public spending.
The move, directed by His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Kha
Saudi King Salman on Wednesday appointed Interior Minister Prince Mohammed bin Nayef as his new heir, replacing the monarch's half brother Prince Muqrin, and made his son, Defence Minister Mohammed bin Salman, second in line to succeed.
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah appointed new ministers for health, higher education, transport, agriculture, information and Islamic affairs on Monday as part of the kingdom's broadest reshuffle of second-tier posts in years.
Bahrain’s His Majesty King Hamad issued a decree yesterday (December 6) appointing the ministers for the new Cabinet, who were nominated by HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa on Wednesday, a report said.
Labour ministers from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states are likley to finalise proposals on easing work and travel of both citizens and residents across member states by November aimed, a report said.
The ministers are cur
A top-level meeting between GCC foreign ministers and their EU counterparts next week could be postponed, allegedly due to a controversial UN statement on the human rights situation in Bahrain.
The meeting was
Hundreds of Turkish police officers were dismissed from their posts overnight and some moved to traffic duties, local media said, further undermining a graft investigation Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan portrays as a covert attempt by a rival to
Major oil producer Kuwait appointed an Islamist lawmaker as oil minister on Monday as part of a government reshuffle triggered by political tensions, although the move is unlikely to affect energy policy.
Ali Saleh Al-Omair, who r
Two Turkish ministers resigned on Wednesday after their sons were arrested in a corruption investigation that has pitted the government against the judiciary and rattled foreign investors.
Interior Minister Muammer Guler and Econo
Major changes are underway to improve health services across the Gulf with GCC health ministers yesterday announcing plans to increase patient safety, ensure more money is pumped into the sector and exchange expertise.