A number of royal orders issued

Thursday 1438/10/26 - 2017/07/20
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Jeddah, Shawwal 26, 1438, Jul 20, 2017, SPA -- A number of royal orders were issued here this evening as follows:
A Royal Order by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud announced this evening that, based on a proposal issued by late Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, dated 4/7/1433 H. to amend the organizational structure of the ministry of interior to guarantee that security affairs sector, which deals with the security of the State, be functioning into a new department, and as it deemed necessary now to take the step, and due to the importance of improving the performance of security sectors of the Kingdom to match with the latest modern administrative systems to reflect the most highest preparedness levels to cope with the new developments and confront all security challenges with the most needed flexibility, preparedness and ability to show swift movement to face any emergency, and upon a recommendation of the Minister of Interior, a new authority to be called "the Presidency of State Security" will be established, to deal with whatever concerns the Security of the State, with its head to be reporting to the Prime Minister.
22:45 LOCAL TIME 19:45 GMT