About

Abdulnabi AlShoala, born in 15 May 1948 is the founder and adviser to the board of AlFanar Investment Holding Co. B.S.C.(C), and Chairman of Dar Albilad for Journalism, Publishing and Distribution Co. B.S.C.(C). He has held key positions in various government organizations and agencies in the Kingdom of Bahrain including Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, Minister of State, Member of the Shura (Consultative) Council and its Executive Committee. Also, he has served as a board member in several semi-government organisations including Chairman of the General Organization for Social Insurance (GOSI) – Bahrain, and Second Vice Chairman of Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Career Timeline

Chairman and Managing Director
of Group of Companies
1974 /
1995
Board Member of the Bahrain
Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI)
1983 /
1995
Member of the Executive
Committee of BCCI
1985 /
1993
Member of the Shura (Consultative)
Council and its Executive Committee
1992 /
1995
Second Vice Chairman of BCCI
1993 /
1995
Minister of Labour and Social Affairs
1995 /
2002
Represented H.H. the Late Amir of Bahrain,
Shaikh Isa Bin Salman Al Khalifa At the 11th
Summit of Heads of State or Government
of the Non Aligned Countries held in
Cartagena de Indias, Columbia
1995
Chairman of the General Organization
of Social Insurance (GOSI) – Bahrain
Chairman of the High Council for
Vocational Training
Member of General Organization for Youth & Sports
Member of Board of Trustees of Bahrain University
1995/
2002
Chairman of the Arab Council of
Ministers of Social Affairs
1996 /
1997
Award for Leadership in Training
and Human Resource Development
Dale Carnegie Foundation
1999
Chairman of the Gulf Council of
Ministers of Labour and Social Affaris
2000 /
2001
Shaikh Isa Bin Salman Al Khalifa
First Class Medal
2001
Cabinet Minister of State
2002 /
2005
Member of the Supreme Council for Oil
Chairman, Ministerial Committee
for Social Affairs and Family
Member, Ministerial Committee
for Legal Affairs
Member, Ministerial Committee
for Shura and Chamber of Deputies
2002 /
2005
Chairman of Bahrain
India Society
2009 /
2012
Chairman, Dar Albilad for
Journalism , publishing
& Distribution BSC©
2008
Distinguished Achievement Award
in Public Relations
Bahrain Public Relations Association
2009




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