Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued Royal Decree 65/2015 reshuffling the cabinet and merging some ministries and departments. This came after announcing the formation of a smaller cabinet.
The cabinet reshuffle excluded the Minister for Shura Council and House of Representatives, Ghanim bin Fadhel Al-Buainain, whose ministry was merged with the Ministry of Information, and Minister of Health, Sadiq Abdulkarim Al-Shehabi, who was replaced by Faeqa bint Saeed Al-Saleh.
The composition of the new cabinet is as follows:
1- Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa as Prime Minister.
2- Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander, as First Deputy Prime Minister.
3- Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa as Deputy Prime Minister.
4- Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa as Deputy Prime Minister.
5- Jawad bin Salim Al Arrayedh as Deputy Prime Minister.
6- Khalid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa as Deputy Prime Minister.
7- Mohammed bin Ibrahim Al Muttawa as Cabinet Affairs Minister.
8- Lt-General Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa as Interior Minister.
9- Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa as Foreign Minister.
10- Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa as Finance Minister.
11- Majid bin Ali Al-Nuaimi as Education Minister.
12- Abdulhussain bin Ali Mirza as Energy Minister.
13- Shaikh Khalid bin Ali bin Abdullah Al Khalifa as Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Minister.
14- Essam bin Abdullah Khalaf as Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning Minister.
15- Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan as Labour and Social Development Minister.
16- Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed as Transportation and Telecommunications Minister.
17- Bassim bin Yaqoub Al Hammer as Housing Minister.
18- Yousef bin Ahmed bin Hussain Al-Jalahma as Defense Affairs Minister.
19- Faeqa bint Saeed Al-Saleh as Health Minister.
20- Zayed bin Rashid Al-Zayani as Industry, Commerce and Tourism Minister.
21- Isa bin Abdulrahman Al-Hammadi as Information Affairs, Shura Council and Council of Representatives Affairs Minister.
22- Hisham bin Mohammed Al-Jowder as Youth and Sports Affairs Minister.