General Secretariat

The General Secretariat

The General Secretariat is responsible for overseeing the operations of the Isa Award for Service to Humanity Nomination process and serving as a centralised coordination hub between the Board of Trustees and the Judging committee.

Mr. Ali Abdulla Khalifa

Board of Trustees Member - Secretary General

A writer, poet, researcher and cultural enthusiast, Mr. Ali Abdulla Khalifa has been the Director of cultural research at the royal court since 2011 and the Secretary General of the International Organization of Folk Art (IOV) since 2016. Amongst his many published works are ‘Gulf of Songs,’ ‘Folklore Inspiration in Creative Works’ and ‘Folk Arts – Nations in Unison’ in addition to a diverse array of poetry collections and operettas. He Holds an International doctorate from Giuseppe Scicluna International University Foundation in 1987. His work has earned him wide repute, winning him a number of international awards including the Cultural Competence Medal by the late President Bourguiba of Tunisia in 1973, the International Grand Prize for Arts in 2006 Romania and the Competency First Class Medal of HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.

Our Team

Mr. Ali Abdulla Khalifa

Secretary General

Phone: 17366160
Mobile: 36644000
Email: akhalifa@isaaward.org
Fax: 17369693

Mr. Abdul Qader Aqeel Saleh

Follow up & Coordination Director

Phone: 17366167
Mobile: 39454927
Email: aqaqeel@isaaward.org
Fax: 17369693

Mr. Abdulla Eid Seroor

Finance & Administration Director

Phone: 17366165
Mobile: 36917771
Email: aseroor@isaaward.org
Fax: 17369693

Mr. Hisham Jassim Ghareeb

Public Relations Coordinator

Phone: 17366163
Mobile: 39898939
Email: hghareeb@isaaward.org
Fax: 17369693

Ms. Eman Mahmood Ali

Executive Secretary

Phone: 17366166
Mobile: 37779880
Email: eali@isaaward.org
Fax: 17369693

Ms. Wafa'a Abdulla Abdelemam

Secretary to the General Secretary

Phone: 17366161
Mobile: 36566724
Email: wabdullah@isaaward.org
Fax: 17369693