Director, Bahrain National Security Agency bin Abdallah al-Khalifa Khalifa of Bahrain

GCC leaders to take part in the 29th Summit of the GCC Supreme Council.
Khalifa was born in Ar Rayyān, the fourth son of Hamad bin Ali al-Thani of the ruling Thani dynasty.
Khalifa received a traditional Islamic education from tutors.
In 1960 Khalifa was appointed minister of finance and was responsible for planning the country's economic development.
In June 1995 Khalifa was deposed by his son, Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, in a bloodless coup.
The first task of Shaikh Khalifa was to appoint a Foreign Minister and an adviser to advise the Emir in the day-to-day affairs of the country.
His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa leads Bahrain.
continued in steering the country towards prosperity.