HE Shaikh Khalid is the Deputy Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain since 2010. Prior to that, he was the Minister of HRH the Prime Minister’s Court. He began his career as a Roads Engineer in the Directorate of Works in 1966. He rose in the organization to become the Director of the Public Works Directorate in 1971. From 1975 to 1995, he took the role of Minister of Housing. He was Chairman of the Housing Bank from 1979 to 2002 and Chairman of the Central Municipal Council between 1987 and 1995. From 2001 to 2002, Shaikh Khalid was appointed Minister of Housing and Agriculture. Before that, he was the Minister of Housing, Municipalities & Environment. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the College of Engineering at Cairo University.

In addition to his role as Chairman of Mumtalakat, Shaikh Khalid is the Chairman of the following governmental committees:

Ministerial Committee for Financial and Economic Affairs and Fiscal Balance
Ministerial Committee for Development Projects and Infrastructure

He is also a member of the Board of Directors at:

Shaikh Isa Award for Service to Humanity
Supreme Committee for Information Technology and Communications


Deputy Prime Minister & Chairman of the Board of Directors - Mumtalakat