Prime Minister of Bahrain

head of government of Bahrain

In Bahrain, the Prime Minister is the head of government of the country. According to the Constitution of Bahrain, the Prime Minister is selected by the King. They do not need to be an elected member of the Council of Representatives.

Prime Minister of Kingdom of Bahrain
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Khalifa ibn Salman Al Khalifa

since 16 December 1971
AppointerThe King
Inaugural holderKhalifa ibn Salman Al Khalifa
Formation16 December 1971

Bahrain has had only one Prime Minister since the country's independence, Khalifah ibn Sulman al-Khalifah. He is the uncle of the King Hamad ibn Isa al-Khalifah.

Prime Ministers of Bahrain (1971-Present)Edit

# Name
Picture Took Office Left Office
1 Sheikh Khalifa ibn Salman Al Khalifa
(1935 – )
  16 December 1971 Incumbent