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Shaikh Nasser named Chairman of Nogaholding

April 24, 2021
oil and gas

His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain has issued a Royal Decree appointing the National Security Advisor and Secretary-General of the Supreme Defence Council, HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Oil and Gas Holding Company (Nogaholding).

The Prime Minister and ministers - each in their capacity - shall implement the decree, which takes immediate effect and will be published in the Official Gazette, said a Bahrain News Agency report.

Shaikh Nasser has extended deepest thanks and appreciation to His Majesty following the issuance of the decree.

Shaikh Nasser stressed that the precious royal trust bestowed upon him will motivate him to spare no effort in order to implement HM the King’s vision on increasing Bahrain’s investments in the oil and gas, as well as on further developing the sector, in accordance with a modern and scientific approach that copes with the global developments in this field.

He said many pioneering projects have been implemented to develop investments and infrastructure of the oil and gas sector, as well as to increase the sector’s role in serving the national economy, stressing keenness to maintain the landmark oil and gas achievements and optimise them, in accordance with the royal vision.

Shaikh Nasser pledged to carry on implementing HM the King’s vision on developing the oil and gas sector so as to contribute to achieving the Economic Vision for Bahrain 2030.