His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain issued Royal Order 54/2019, appointing Major General HH Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa (photo) as National Security Advisor.
Under the Royal Order, the National Security Advisor, who will report to the Supreme Defense Council, shall oversee the national security policies and strategies of the Kingdom of Bahrain to ensure the top internal and external interests, in cooperation with the competent authorities.
The royal order shall take immediate effect, and will be published in the Official Gazette, according to Bahrain News Agency (BNA).
HH Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa expressed his deepest thanks to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa for the issuance of Royal Order appointing him as National Security Advisor.
He pledged to spare no effort and work with utmost dedication to oversee Bahrain’s national security policies and strategies so as to preserve the Kingdom’s high internal and external interests.
“The Royal Order issued by HM the King is a catalyst for us to exert all efforts in the coming period”, he said vowing to work with utmost dedication to achieve HM the King’s vision.
He paid tribute to HM the King, hailing continuous royal support as a source of pride and a catalyst to exert all efforts for the sake of Bahrain’s national security.
Meanwhile, many high level dignitaries in the Kingdom congratulated HH Sheikh Nasser for this appointment, including Interior Minister General Sheikh Rashid bin Abdulla Al-Khalifa, National Guard Commander General Sheikh Mohammed bin Isa Al Khalifa, National Security Chief Lieutenant-General Adel bin Khalifa Al-Fadhe, and many others.
They all wished the National Security Advisor, Major General HH Sheikh Nasser, every success in assuming his responsibilities for the sake of the nation and citizens, under the leadership of HM King Hamad.