His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa received his primary education in Bahrain and completed his secondary education at the International School of the American University in Beirut. He continued his higher education in “International Relations and Law” at London University in the United Kingdom.
During his career, he served, among others, as judge, director of public relations, director of media and head of foreign affairs during its establishment in 1969.
He also served as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Information as well as a member of the Supreme Ruling Family Council, Supreme Defence Council, Economic Development Board and its executive committee. He also heads the Board of Trustees of Isa Award for Human Sciences.
His Highness played a key role in the 1970 discussions and negotiations with the United Kingdom and Iran, as well as the United Nations’ delegation, which led to the independence of the State of Bahrain. This in turn paved the way for Bahrain’s membership in the United Nations and the Arab League.
He also played a prominent role in helping settle the border dispute between the two brotherly countries Bahrain and Qatar.
His Highness took part in several international and regional conferences and meetings, the most important of which were Arab summits, Arab League Foreign Ministers’ meetings, sessions of the United Nations General Assembly, Security Council meetings, the Non-Aligned Movement, the Organization of Islamic Conference, and the Summits and ministerial meetings of the GCC.