Mohammed bin Naif has been replaced by Mohammed bin Salman who is the New Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia. Out of 34 members in the Kingdom’s Succession Committee in Makkah, Mohammed bin Salman was selected and voted by 31 people.
Mohammed bin Salman has been serving currently as a defense minister and chairman of the Council for Economic and Development Affairs, but now will look overall departments.
Few of the others were also appointed by King Salman such as Abdul Rahman bin Ali Rubaiaan, Nasser bin Abdulaziz Al Dawoud, Bandar bin Khalid bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and Prince Turki bin Mohammed bin Fahd bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. Faisal bin Abdulaziz bin Abdullah Al-Sudairy was named adviser to the Royal Court with excellent rank.
Mohammed bin Salman is son of King Salman who replaced his old nephew Mohammed bin Nayef.