Country Profile: Kingdom of Bahrain

Bahrain NATIONAL

GOVERNEMENT

Constitutional hereditary monarchy www.bahrain.gov.bhwww.shura.bh/en/InformationCenter/linksA/Pages/links7.aspx

Head of State: His Majesty the King, Sheikh Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa

Prime Minister: His Royal Highness, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa

Crown Prince: His Royal Highness, Prince Salman Bin Hamad Al Khalifa

Ministries: There are 17 Ministries (including the Office of Prime Minister) http://www.shura.bh/en/InformationCenter/linksA/Pages/links6.aspx

ADMINISTRATION Among the Ministries there are:- Civil Service Bureau : www.csb.gov.bh/csb/wcms/en/home/

Ministry of Shura Council & Representative Council Affairs : www.msrc.gov.bh/default.asp

– Ministry of Municialities Affairs and Urban Planning : websrv.municipality.gov.bh/mun/index_en.jsp

PARLIAMENT

Bicameral National Assembly (al-Jamiyh al-Watani):- Consultative Council (Majlis Al-Shura) – 40 seats; the members are appointed by the king www.shura.bh/en/Pages/default.aspx

– Council of Representatives (Majlis Al-Nuwab) – 40 seats; the members are elected by absolute majority vote in single-member constituencies to serve 4-year terms www.nuwab.gov.bh

 

ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS

Bahrain is a unitary Kingdom composed of governorates.
ADMINISTRATIVE
DIVISIONS
LEVEL 1

5 governorates Each governorate has its own municipality council, with separate elections for them. websrv.municipality.gov.bh/mun/index_en.jsp

  • Capital (Muhafazat al-‘Asimah)
  • Central (Al Muhafazah al Wustah‎)
  • Muharraq (Muhafazat al-Muharaq)
  • Northern (Al Muhafazah ash Shamaliyah‎) –
  • Southern (al-Muhafazah al-Janobiyah) – www.southern.gov.bh

 

ADMINISTRATIVE
DIVISIONS
LEVEL 2

ADMINISTRATIVE
DIVISIONS
LEVEL 3

ASSOCIATIONS OF
TERRITORIAL
COMMUNITIES

UNIVERSITIES

  • Royal University for Women
    Website: www.ruw.edu.bh

  • University College of Bahrain
    • Business Administration Program

INSTITUTES AND ORGANISATIONS

ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCES
JOURNALS

ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCES
ASSOCIATIONS

CONTACT IIAS

Member State institution: Institute of Public Administration

National section: Civil Service Bureau

CONTACT EGPA
CONTACT IASIA
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