10 January, 2019
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Bahrain: Khalifa Bin Salman’s hospital stay
Veteran prime minister Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al-Khalifa was discharged from hospital on 7 December after undergoing unspecified treatment. It is not clear how long he stayed in the hospital. Among those to call to check on his health was Kuwait’s prime minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, who phoned his counterpart on the day he was discharged. In the absence of Prince Khalifa, deputy prime minister Prince Salman Bin Hamad Al-Khalifa chaired the weekly cabinet meeting at Gudaibiya Palace on 7 December.