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The Prime Minister

H.H. Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa was born in 1936, and he is the second of 3 sons born to the former Amir of Bahrain the late Shaikh Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa. He is married and has two sons and a daughter.


Attended primary and secondary schools in Bahrain and went on to higher education in London, England.

After his return to Bahrain from the UK, he was appointed President of the Education Council in 1957.

Positions held up to becoming the Prime Minister:

1959, He was appointed acting secretary of the Government of Bahrain.

1960, Appointed Head of Government Finance.

1962, Chosen Chairman of the City of Manama Municipality.

1966, Appointed Chairman of the Administrative Council, which was considered as Council of Ministers at that time.

1970, The State Council with Shaikh Khalifa as its President replaced the Administrative Council.

1971, The State Council was substituted by the Council of Ministers, and ever since that time H.H. Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa has been Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Positions presently holding other that P.M. :
He is also: Head of the Supreme Defense Council, Chairman of the Monetary Council, Higher Council for the Civil Aviation, Higher Committee for Projects, the Council of Petroleum, Water Resources Council and the Supreme Council for Civil Service.

In December 19th, 1979, H.H. The Late Amir of Bahrain Shaikh Isa bin Salman Al-Khalifa awarded Shaikh Khalifa the “Khalifite Medallion” which is the highest Order De-Merit in the State.

H.H. is highly interested in international economics and political affairs.

Personal hobbies:
Reading, Horticulture and Photography.

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