Prime Minister of Bahrain

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Prime Minister of Kingdom of Bahrain
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Coat of arms of the Kingdom of Bahrain
Khalifa ibn Salman Al Khalifa.jpg
Incumbent
Khalifa ibn Salman Al Khalifa

since 16 December 1971
Appointer The King
Inaugural holder Khalifa ibn Salman Al Khalifa
Formation 16 December 1971

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.

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)[change | edit source]

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