Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdul Aziz Al Thani

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Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdul Aziz Al Thani
Steven Mnuchin and Qatari PM Sheikh Khalid Feb 2020 (cropped).jpg
6th Prime Minister of Qatar
Assumed office
28 January 2020
MonarchTamim bin Hamad Al Thani
Preceded byAbdullah bin Nasser
Minister of the Interior
Assumed office
28 January 2020
MonarchTamim bin Hamad Al Thani
Preceded byAbdullah bin Nasser
Chief of the Amiri Diwan
In office
11 November 2014 – 27 January 2020
MonarchTamim bin Hamad Al Thani
Personal details
Born1968 (age 53–54)
Doha, Qatar[1]
Residence(s)Qatar

Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdul Aziz Al Thani (Arabic: خالد بن خليفة بن عبد العزيز آل ثاني; born 1968) is a Qatari politician who has served as Prime Minister of Qatar and Minister of the Interior since 28 January 2020.[2] A member of the ruling Al Thani family, he previously served as Chief of the Amiri Diwan from 2014 to 2020.

Early life and education[edit]

Sheikh Khalid was born in Doha in 1968. He went to school in Doha and then to the US where he completed his bachelor's degree in Business Administration in 1993.[1][3]

Career[edit]

Sheikh Khalid worked in the Qatar Liquefied Gas Company Limited until 2002. He then worked at the office of the First Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2002 to 2006. Before becoming prime minister, he served as chief of the Amiri Diwan from 11 November 2014 to 27 January 2020.[4][1]

On 28 January 2020, he was appointed Prime Minister following Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser al-Thani's resignation.[5][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "H.E Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani: Qatar's new Prime Minister". www.iloveqatar.net.
  2. ^ "Qatar's Emir Replaces Prime Minister With Close Aide". Bloomberg.com. 28 January 2020. Retrieved 31 October 2020.
  3. ^ "Prime Minister And Minister of Interior". Government Communications Office. Retrieved 25 May 2021.
  4. ^ a b "Qatar emir names new prime minister from within royal court". Your Valley.
  5. ^ "Qatar emir names senior aide as prime minister". 28 January 2020 – via www.reuters.com.
Political offices
Preceded by Prime Minister of Qatar
2020–present
Incumbent