King Abdullah (4)

As Crown Prince, Abdullah was appointed Second Deputy Prime Minister in 1975 on the succession of King Khalid and, when King Fahd succeeded to the throne in 1982, was named Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister.

In his capacity as First Deputy Prime Minister, Crown Prince Abdullah presided over cabinet meetings in the absence of the King.

In August, 2005, he became King on the death of King Fahd.

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