General Raheel Sharif congratulates Saudi prince Mohammad bin Nayef

12:14 PM | 2 May, 2015
General Raheel Sharif congratulates Saudi prince Mohammad bin Nayef
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RAWALPINDI (Staff Report) - Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif has congratulated Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Nayef on his new appointment, local media reported on Saturday.

During a telephonic conversation between the two dignitaries on Saturday, General Raheel congratulated Prince Nayef, who is King Salman’s nephew.

Last week, Saudi Arabia’s new king announced a major cabinet reshuffle and appointed his nephew Interior Minister Prince Mohammed bin Nayef as crown prince.

The king’s son, Mohammed bin Salman, believed to be in his early 30s, has been made deputy crown prince.