Khaled Yousef Al-Jalahmah will serve as Bahrain’s envoy to the Zionist entity, official Bahraini state media reported.
Israeli Foreign Ministry signed off on Al-Jalahmah’s appointment in March. Al-Jalahmah previously served as deputy ambassador to the United States among other posts in the Bahraini diplomatic service.
Bahrain and the Zionist entity signed a normalization agreement last September as part of the Abraham Accords, an American-led initiative to normalize ties between Jerusalem and its Arab neighbors. The other Arab states to join the accords were the United Arab Emirates, Sudan and Morocco.