Khalid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa
Deputy Prime Minister
In officeNovember 2010 – present
MonarchKing Hamad
Minister of Housing
In office1975 – 1995
MonarchIsa bin Salman Al Khalifa
HouseAl Khalifa
Styles of
Sheikh Khalid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa
Reference styleHis Excellency
Spoken styleYour Excellency
Alternative styleSheikh

Khalid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa (Arabic: خالد بن عبد الله آل خليفة‎, born in 1944, Muharraq) is a Bahraini royal, engineer and deputy prime minister of Bahrain.

Family

His full name is Sheikh Khalid bin Abdullah bin Khalid bin Ali bin Khalifa bin Salman bin Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa. Born in 1944 in the northern city of Muharraq, he was named after his grandfather, Sheikh Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa (1853-1925). Khalid bin Abdullah is the second of four sons of Sheikh Abdullah bin Khalid Al Khalifa and his wife Sheikha Hessa bint Muhammad bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, both now deceased. Sheikh Abdullah bin Khalid chaired the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs from its establishment in 2005 until his death in 2010.[1] He also held ministerial positions such as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Islamic Affairs (2002-2006).

Sheikh Khalid bin Abdullah’s brothers include the following, ranked from eldest to youngest:

Personal life

Sheikh Khalid bin Abdullah has nine children, four sons and five daughters, all from his wife Maryam bint Salman Al Khalifa, sister of the late Emir of Bahrain Sheikh Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the late Prime Minister of Bahrain Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, and the late Prince Mohammed ibn Salman Al Khalifa (who died on November 9, 2009).[3] She is also the aunt of King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.

Their children include the following:

Education

Khalid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa received a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Cairo University.[7]

Career

Khalifa worked as a roads engineer in the directorate of works in 1966.[7] He became the director of public works in 1971. From 1975 to 1995 he served as the minister of housing,[8] being the first housing minister of the country.[9]

In 1979, he founded Bahrain Housing Bank and headed it until 2002.[8] In addition, he was the chairman of the central municipal council from 1987 to 1995.[7] He was named minister of housing, municipalities and environment in 1995 and in office until 2001.[8] In 2001, Khalifa was appointed minister of housing and agriculture and served in the post until 2002.[7]

He was appointed deputy prime minister for Islamic affairs in November 2010.[8][10][11] He is also the CEO of Bahrain Olympic Committee and chairman of Mumtalakat Holding Company.[12][13]

Committee memberships

Achievements

Awards

In 1999, he was awarded the Sheikh Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa Medal, First Class, by then-Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa[29]

Ministry of Housing

Central Municipal Council

Environmental affairs

Events

Sheikh Khalid sponsored many local events in the engineering, environmental, construction, real estate, energy, housing, government, and infrastructure fields, and represented Bahrain in international forums such as the following:

References

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