Sheikh Daij bin Salman bin Daij al-Khalifa

03 November 2009

A prominent figure in the Bahraini industrial sector

Sheikh Daij bin Salman bin Daij al-Khalifa

Position: Undersecretary for ports affairs, Finance Ministry

Biography: Sheikh Daij bin Salman bin Daij al-Khalifa oversees the connections between Bahrain’s industries and the outside world. He is chairman of the Arab Shipbuilding & Repair Yard Company, Bahrain Airport Company and the General Organisation of Sea Ports, and undersecretary for ports affairs at the Finance Ministry. As such, he was responsible for overseeing the development of Khalifa bin Salman Port in Hidd, which opened in April. He is currently overseeing the overhaul of the local transport system to allow faster access from Hidd by road to the Saudi mainland via the King Fahd Causeway, which links the two countries. Sheikh Daij was formerly president of customs at the Finance Ministry. He has a degree in international business from the University of Virginia in the US.

Contact: (+973) 1735 9522

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