Boris Johnson arrives at his office in central London on Friday. Reuters
Johnson, who officially took over from Theresa May on Wednesday and swiftly sacked most of her ministerial team, held the first meeting of his new cabinet of ministers on Thursday.
He is already facing strong opposition in the 650-seat parliament to his plan to take Britain out of the European Union without a deal if necessary on Oct.31.
Police were called to the home of leadership candidate Boris Johnson and his partner after reports of a heated row, according to British media, hours after he was named in the final two in the race to become prime minister.
The Saudi Ministry of Interior issued a statement explaining what happened on that occasion, and said that it was in reference to the circulating video clip of a person assaulting another on a social occasion, and that the aggressor had been arrested.
At the meeting, the board endorsed plans to bring forward Adnoc’s 5 million barrels per day (mmbopd) oil production capacity expansion to 2027, from the previous target of 2030, as part of the accelerated growth strategy.
According to the police, Poonam alleged that her husband had illicit relations and was also eyeing (son) Deepak's wife, adding that he even sold her jewellery.