April 29, 2015 / 2:45 AM / 5 years ago

Saudi king appoints Khalid al-Falih as health minister, Aramco chairman

ABU DHABI, April 29 (Reuters) - Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz on Wednesday appointed Khalid al-Falih as the country’s health minister and chairman of Saudi Aramco, state television said.

Falih was the chief executive of state oil giant Saudi Aramco. A replacement for him as head of the company was not immediately named.

Reporting By Mostafa Hashem; Writing By Maha El Dahan

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