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Saudi King Salman appoints 6 new Supreme Court judges

ARAB NEWS March 04, 2019 -  JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman confirmed six new judges for the Kingdom’s supreme court, the Supreme Judicial Council, on Monday.

The appointees are Saeed bin Brek Al-Qarni, Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Jarallah, Ibrahim bin Ali Al-Daleh, Abdul Rahman bin Mohammed Al-Hussein, Farhan bin Yahya Al-Fifi and Nasser bin Hamad Al-Wahaibi.

Dr. Walid Al-Samaani, minister of justice and president of the council, underlined his support for the appointments, wishing them luck for the future, and in doing their duty on the bench.

The new members expressed their sincere thanks and gratitude for the trust placed in them by King Salman, stressing their determination to work hard to uphold justice in the Kingdom.

Saudi Arabia’s judiciary enjoys full autonomy to deal with all cases, Al-Samaani said in a recent statement.