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H.E. Shaikh Fawaz bin Mohamed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa

Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the United Kingdom


Personal Information

Date of Birth: 16 September 1965.
Place of Birth: Manama - Kingdom of Bahrain

Education
  • [1988] BA in Law &Society at the American University, Washington D.C., USA.
  • [1990] M.A. in Public Administration at University Southern California (USC), Los Angeles CA, USA.
  • [1994] The Commissioning Course in Military at Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, Camberley, UK.
  • [1997] Executive Program, Columbia University New York, USA
Work Experience
  • [1990] joined Bahrain Government service in the civil service Bureau, then the Pension Fund Commission
  • [1992] Appointed Director of the investments, Directorate, at the Pension Fund Commission
  • [1992] Appointed Vice Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Executive Committee of SICO, Investment Bank, Manama, Bahrain.
  • [1992] Appointed Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Executive Committee of Bahrain Aluminuim Extrusion (Balexco).
  • [2000-2010] Appointed President of the General Organisation for Youth and Sport according to Amiri Decree No. 15, for the year 2000 issued on 14th May 2000, (with Minister’s rank).
  • [2000-2010] Appointed by Royal Decree to be a Member of the Supreme Councl for Youth and Sport.
  • [1999-2007] Appointed Chairman of the National Commission for Childhood according to Ministerial Order No. 15 for the year 1999.
  • [2000] Appointed Member of the Board of the Pension Fund Commission according to Ministerial Order No.13 for the year 2000, issued on 20 June 2000.
  • [2000] Appointed Member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Bahrain, according to Royal Decree No. 27 for the year 2000.
  • [2001] Appointed Member of The Bahrain National Action Charter Executive Commission headed by His Royal Highness The Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
  • [2001] Founded and headed the Board of Directors of the Bahrain Society for Creativity and Talents established on 7 October 2001.
  • [2002] Appointed Chairman of Bahrain International Circuit
  • [2003]Elected by the General Conference to be Vice President of the International Committee for Physical Education and Sports and Chairman of the Arab Regions UNUCEF.
  • [2005] Appointed Member of Bahrain’s National committee for support Al-Quds, headed by His Royal Highness the Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
  • [2009]Appointed Vice President of the Bahrain Olympics Committee.
  • [2009] Appointed Member of the Disaster Relief Committee, headed by the Minister of Interior.
  • [2010-2012] Appointed President of Information Affairs ( with Minister’s rank) according to Royal Decree No 33 for the year 2010, issued on 8 July 2010.
  • [2012-2014] Appointed Minister of State for Communications Affairs according to Royal Decree No. 81 for the year 2012, 1 December 2012.
  • [2012-2014] Appointed Member of the Supreme Committee for Information and Communication Technology(SCICT) headed by the Deputy Prime Minister H.H. Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa.
  • [02 September 2015] Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the Court of St. James’s.
  • [17 February 2016] Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the Netherlands.
  • [12 April 2016] Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the Republic of Ireland.
  • [28 April 2016] Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to Spain.
  • [20 October 2016] Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the Kingdom of Sweden.
  • [30 March 2017] Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the Kingdom of Norway.
Achievements
  • Granted the Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa Medal of the First Degree in 2000, by His Majesty The King ( the highest honour awarded in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
  • Granted the Bahrain Medal of the First Degree in 2004 by His Majesty The King ( on the occasion of the opening of the Bahrain International Circuit).
  • Won many certificates and medals presented by International Sports Federations from Gulf, Arab, Asian and international bodies, as well as a number of youth, sports and international committees.
Languages
  • Arabic
  • English
Hobbies
  • [1990-1995] Appointed President of the Board of Directors of Al Hilal Club (previously Al Wehda and currently Al-Najmah Club).
  • [1995-2000] Appointed President of Bahrain Motors Racing Association.
  • [1997-2000] Appointed Honorary President for Al Hilal Club (previously Al Wehda and currently Al-Najmah Club).
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  • *Ministry of Foreign Affairs' is responsible for coordinating and implementing all matters related to the nation's foreign policy, Bahrain's relations with other countries and international organizations, and to protecting the interests of Bahraini citizens abroad.
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  • 30 BELGRAVE SQUARE

    LONDON, SW1X 8QB
    UNITED KINGDOM

    Embassy:
    Telephone: (+44) 0207 201 9170
    Fax: (+44) 0207 201 9183

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