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Cablegate: Names, Titles and Contact Numbers for Leading

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UNCLAS MANAMA 000557

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE

FOR S/ES-O

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PGOV PREL
SUBJECT: NAMES, TITLES AND CONTACT NUMBERS FOR LEADING
GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL FIGURES

REF: STATE 84543

Per reftel, updated information of senior Bahraini government
officials is listed below:

A. Post: American Embassy, Manama
Date of submission: 04/20/04

B. Name of Head of Government: Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman Al
Khalifa

- Title: Prime Minister
- Office telephone number:(973) 1722-5522 or (973)
1722-6666
- Alternate contact 1: Jassim Hamada, Secretary. (973)
1722- 5108
- Alternate contact 2: Ali Mohammed Al Arayed, Director
and Acting Head of Prime Minister's Court (973) 1722-5108 or
(973) 1720-6622 or (973) 3940-4444 (cell).
- Alternate contact 3: Abdul Rahman Al Mahmood, Prime
Minister's Secretary.(973) 1720-6607.
- Comments: Prime Minister, secretaries and alternates
speak English

C. Name of Head of State: Shaikh Hamid bin Isa Al Khalifa
- Title: King of the Kingdom of Bahrain
- Office telephone number:(973) 1766-6333 Royal Court
switchboard answered by various duty operators.
- Residence telephone number: Safariya Palace (973)
1763-1770
- Comments: King and switchboard operators speak English.

D. Name of Foreign Minister: Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al
Khalifa
- Title: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign
Affairs.
- Office telephone number: (973) 1722-5115 or (973)
1720-0806 answered by Abdulrahman Eid and Ahmad Al Dosari.
- Residence telephone number: (973) 1762-6777 or (973)
1762-0666.
- Cell phone number: (973) 3967-8888.
- Alternate contact: Yousif Mahmood, Director of Foreign
Minister's Office (973) 1720-0803.
- Comments: Foreign Minister requested that residence and
cell phone number be used only in case of emergency.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs after hours number: (973)
1721-2006.
- Comments: Foreign Minister, Director, secretaries and
operators speak English.

E. Name of Crown Prince: Shaikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa
- Title: Crown Prince and Commander-in-Chief of Bahrain
Defense Force
- Office telephone number: (973) 1766-6100, answered by
Shaikh Mohammed bin Isa Al Khalifa, Director of the Crown
Prince's Court.
- Palace Switchboard: (973) 1763-1770 or cell phone for
Shaikh Mohammed bin Isa Al Khalifa (973) 3939-7806.
- Comments: Crown Prince and operators speak English.


FORD

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