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New Minister for Electricity and Water Affairs after Abdulhussein Mirza's 17-Year Tenure

2019-10-07 - 5:30 p

Bahrain Mirror: King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued Royal Decree 84/2019, appointing Wael bin Nasser Al-Mubarak as Minister of Electricity and Water Affairs.

Engineer Al-Mubarak was assistant undersecretary for joint municipal services, and  previously held positions of Secretary General of the Urban Planning and Development Authority, Director of the Department of Planning and Municipal Affairs, and Head of the Coordination and Council Affairs Department. He received a Master's degree in Information Systems Management from University of Sunderland, UK, and B.A. in architecture from University of Bahrain.

Al-Mubarak's appointment comes after 17 years minister Abdulhussein Ali Mirza spent in Electricity and Water Affairs Ministry, directly or through the energy ministry that was taken from him later, since 2006.

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