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Facts about King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain [Infographic]

March 14, 2021

Bahrain is ruled by the House of Khalifa, a family of the Utub tribe Since 1783. Title of a ruler called “Hakim”, an Arabic word. Bahrain has had a total of twelve rulers since its founding. Bahrain was declared a Kingdom in 2002. Current. King of Bahrain is King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, He completed his secondary schooling at Leys public school in Cambridge, England, returning to Bahrain in the summer of 1967. He joined the Mons Officer Cadet School at Aldershot in England graduating on September 14, 1968.

King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has four wives, 12 children, including 7 sons and 5 daughters. Prince Salman is the eldest son of King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain. He is also the deputy supreme commander of the Bahrain Defense Force. King Hamad has received numerous honors.

H.M. The king was enlisted as an honorary permanent member in the Helicopters Club, United Kingdom, on January 30, 1979, for his extensive contribution to aviation in the Middle East since 1977 and also the founder of Bahrain Amiri Air Force.

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His Majesty has various hobbies, such as falconry, fishing, and horse riding. he also owns the Royal Arabian stud of Bahrain, home to approximately 320 arabian horses.

H.M. The king has always emphasized the importance of bolstering scientific research and technology, coordinating such activities in the service of Bahrain. UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize is funded by the kingdom of Bahrain established in 2005. Since its establishment, 11 prizes have been awarded to different institutions and individuals, etc.

H.M also the author of First Light: Modern Bahrain and Its Heritage. H.M brought in a number of reforms, including an equal rights reform for women, giving them the right to vote and equal citizenship. He took steps to elevate the living standards of his country and also to improve the human rights situation in the state.

During the reign of King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Bahrain flourished in many ways, he also launched economic vision 2030, a comprehensive economic vision of Bahrain. GDP per capita increased from $4,906.726 in 2002 to $8,837.495 in 2019 and GDP from $9.594 billion to $38.574 billion.