June 21, 2019

Birth of HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa

On the picture Khalid bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.

By Baron Henri Estramant.


On 6 February 2015, Her Royal Highness Princess Sahab bint Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, spouse of His Highness Major Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, President of the Bahrain Association of Athletics Federations, First Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, etc., gave birth to Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad’s second son, Abdullah. 

His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa was named after his maternal grandfather, the late King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia who passed away on 23 January 2015.

He is the first born grandchild of the late monarch after his demise. Sheikh Abdullah is moreover the second son for Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad and his Saudi-born wife Princess Sahab bint Abdullah. Their first-born son, HH Sheikh Faisal bin Khalid, was born back in 2012. 

 Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad is the fifth son of Bahrain’s monarch, King Hamad II and his second wife, HRH Sheikha Sheia bint Hassan Al Ajmi. His older brother, HH Colonel Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa is The King’s Representative for Charity and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports and President of the Bahrain Olympic Committee. The latter has just launched the “Developing Leadership Skills and Knowledge Programme” through the foundation named after him. Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad endevours to foster young endemic talent, and the development of a person’s self-awareness, communication skills, problem-solving skills, strategic thinking and personal authenticity.


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