Prime Minister of Bahrain

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Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain
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Khalifa ibn Salman Al Khalifa

since 16 December 1971
Appointer The King
Inaugural holder Khalifa ibn Salman Al Khalifa
Formation 16 December 1971
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In Bahrain, the Prime Minister is the head of government of the country. According to the Constitution of Bahrain, the Prime Minister is appointed directly by the King, and needs not 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, the uncle of the reigning King Hamad ibn Isa al-Khalifah.

Prime Ministers of Bahrain (1971–present)[edit]

# Name
Picture Term of Office
1 Sheikh Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa
Khalifa ibn Salman Al Khalifa.jpg 17 December 1971 Incumbent

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