Bahrain: King Hamad and RBAF aircraft procurement

King Hamad of Bahrain is said to have ordered to withdraw the file of the Royal Bahraini Air Force (RBAF) aircraft procurement programme from the Council of Ministers and put it at this stage in his hands and in those of the RBAF command. The following 338-word report sheds more light on the subject and tells what about the King’s new orders and what about the reaction of PM Sheikh Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa. [Briefly reproduced in TR Weekly Issue No 23/48 – Nov. 25, 2016]

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