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The Council of Ministers shall consist of the Prime Minister and a number of Ministers.
King shall chair those meetings of the Council of Ministers which he attends.

The Council of Ministers shall oversee State interests, lay down and follow through the implementation of general government policy, and supervise the course of business in the Government apparatus.

Each minister shall supervise the affairs of his Ministry and implement the general government policy in that Ministry. He shall also decide the orientation of the Ministry.

However, there are cases that State Ministers who do not head any particular Ministry are appointed.

Cabinet Members (as of December 2014)

Prime Minister

Prime Minister

H.R.H. Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa

Crown Prince H.R.H. Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa

First Deputy Prime Minister (the Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander)

H.R.H. Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa

Deputy Premier

Deputy Prime Minister

H.H. Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa

Deputy Premier

Deputy Prime Minister

H.H. Shaikh Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa

Deputy Premier

Deputy Prime Minister

H.E. Mr. Jawad bin Salim Al-Arrayed


Deputy Prime Minister

H.E. Shaikh Khalid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa

Min of Follow-up - Mr. Mohammed Al Mutawa

Minister of State for Follow-up Affairs

H.E. Mr. Mohammed bin Ibrahim Al Mutawa

Interior Minister

Minister of Interior

H.E. Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa

Foreign Affairs Minister

Minister of Foreign Affairs

H.E. Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa

Minister of Finance

Minister of Finance

H.E. Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa

Education Minister

Minister of Education

H.E. Dr Majid bin Ali Al-Nuaimi

Minister of Electricity and Water Affairs

Minister of Energy

H.E. Dr Abdulhussain bin Ali Mirza

Justice and Islamic Affairs Minister

Minister of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowment

H.E. Shaikh Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa

Min of Works - Mr. Essam Khalaf

Minister of Works, Municipalities and Urban Planning

H.E. Mr. Issam bin Abdullah Khalaf

Min of Labour - Dr. Jameel Humaidan

Minister of Labour

H.E. Dr. Jameel bin Mohammad Ali Humaidan

Min of Cabinet - Mr. Kamal Ahmed

Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications

H.E. Mr. Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed

Min of Housing - Mr. Bassem-Al-Hamar

Minister of Housing

H.E. Mr. Basim bin Yacoub Al Hamer

H.E. Mr. Ghanim bin Fadhl Al Buainain

Minister of Shura Council and House of Representatives Affairs

H.E. Mr. Ghanim bin Fadhl Al Buainain

H.E. Mr. Sadiq bin Abdul Karim Al Shehabi

Minister of Health

H.E. Mr. Sadiq bin Abdulkarim Al-Shehabi

Minister for Defense Affairs

H.E. Major-General Yusuf bin Ahmed Al Jalahma

Minister of Social Development

H.E. Ms. Faeqa bint Saeed Al Saleh

Minister of Industry and Commerce

H.E. Mr. Zayed bin Rashid Al Zayani

Minister of Information Affairs

H.E. Mr. Isa bin Abdulrahman Al Hammadi