Changes at Bahrain's EDB
Manama, March 14, 2012
Bahrain's His Majesty King Hamad yesterday issued a Royal order appointing Shaikh Mohammed bin Essa Al Khalifa as Crown Prince’s Court Adviser for political and economic affairs.
Shaikh Mohammed was earlier the CEO of the Bahrain Economic Development Board.
Meanwhile, His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and Economic Development Board (EDB) Chairman, also issued an edict appointing Transport Minister Kamal Ahmed and Shaikh Mohammed bin Essa Al Khalifa as EDB members.
He also charged the Transport Minister to assume the technical and administrative duties of the EDB chief executive officer pending the appointment of a new CEO.
Ahmed is a former chief operating officer at the EDB whose recent appointment as transport minister was welcomed by many. -TradeArabia News Service