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HE Shaikh Khalid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa

Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Board of Directors

HE Shaikh Khalid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa is the Deputy Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain since 2010. Prior to that, he was the Minister of HRH the Prime Minister’s Court.

Shaikh Khalid began his career as Roads Engineer in the Directorate of Works in 1966, rising in the organisation to become the Director of Public Works Directorate in 1971. From 1975 to 1995, he held the role of Minister of Housing. He was Chairman of the Housing Bank from 1979 to 2002, and Chairman of the Central Municipal Council between 1987 and 1995.

From 2001 to 2002, Shaikh Khalid was appointed Minister of Housing and Agriculture, prior to which he was the Minister of Housing, Municipalities & Environment. In addition to Mumtalakat, Shaikh Khalid is also Chairman of the Ministerial Committee for Financial and Economic Affairs and Fiscal Balance, and the Ministerial Committee for Development Projects and Infrastructure.

He is also a board member at the Shaikh Isa Award for Service to Humanity and the Supreme Committee for Information Technology and Communications. Shaikh Khalid holds a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering from the College of Engineering, Cairo University.