Bahrain names crown prince as new PM: state news agency

(Reuters) - Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa has named crown prince Salman al-Khalifa as the new prime minister, the state news agency reported on Wednesday, citing a royal decree. The decree takes effect immediately, it reported

Reuters November 12, 2020 01:10:43 IST
Bahrain names crown prince as new PM: state news agency

Bahrain names crown prince as new PM state news agency

(Reuters) - Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa has named crown prince Salman al-Khalifa as the new prime minister, the state news agency reported on Wednesday, citing a royal decree.

The decree takes effect immediately, it reported.

Bahrain's late Prime Minister Sheikh Khalifa bin Salman al Khalifa died earlier on Wednesday.

(Reporting by Alaa Swilam; Editing by Hugh Lawson)

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