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Bahrain King Appoints Shura Council Members, Ali Saleh Al-Saleh as Head

Bahrain King Appoints Shura Council Members, Ali Saleh Al-Saleh as Head

Monday, 28 November, 2022 - 12:00
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. BNA

Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifah issued a royal order appointing 40-members of the Shura Council and Ali bin Saleh al-Saleh as head of the Council.


Bahrain voted in a parliamentary and local election on November 12, electing 40 lawmakers and 30 members for the municipal council.


In a first, eight women were elected to the 40-member Council of Representatives.


Bahrain has voted in parliamentary and local elections every four years since 2002 after the island became a kingdom.


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