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Bahrain's King Hamad orders Crown Prince to chair cabinet after PM's death

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Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa wearing a hat: Bahrain's King Hamad orders Crown Prince to chair cabinet after PM's death © Provided by Khaleej Times Bahrain's King Hamad orders Crown Prince to chair cabinet after PM's death

His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa on Wednesday issued  a royal order assigning His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander, to chair the Bahrain Council of Ministers.

The Royal Order shall take effect from the date of its issuance and be published in the Official Gazette.

The move follows the passing on Wednesday of His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Bahrain's Prime Minister.

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