HH The Amir appoints new Prime Minister, reshuffles cabinet

HH The Amir appoints new Prime Minister, reshuffles cabinet

QLNews
By QLNews

HH The Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani appointed HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani as the country’s new Prime Minister on Tuesday.

Sheikh Tamim issued Amiri Order No. (2) of 2023 confirming the appointment. The decision became effective from the date of issue and is to be published in the official gazette. 

Sheikh Mohammed took legal oath as Qatar’s new Prime Minister at the Amiri Diwan on Tuesday morning, in the presence of Sheikh Tamim. The swearing-in ceremony was also attended by the Deputy Amir HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Thani.

Earlier in the day, HH The Amir had issued Amiri Order No. 1 of 2023, accepting the resignation of Prime Minister HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani.

Sheikh Tamim, by Amiri Order No. 3 of 2023, also reshuffled the Qatari cabinet. The following are the newly appointed officials.

 

1. HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani as Prime Minister and Foreign Minister.

2. HE Dr. Khalid bin Mohammed Al Attiyah as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defense Affairs.

3. HE Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani as Minister of Interior.

4. HE Ali bin Ahmed Al Kuwari as Minister of Finance.

5. HE Jassim bin Saif bin Ahmed Al Sulaiti as Minister of Transport.

6. HE Salah bin Ghanem Al Ali as Minister of Sports and Youth.

7. HE Dr. Hanan bint Mohammed Al Kuwari as Minister of Public Health.

8. HE Abdullah bin Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Subaie as Minister of Municipality .

9. HE Saad bin Sherida Al Kaabi as Minister of State for Energy Affairs and Cabinet member.

10. HE Ghanem bin Shaheen bin Ghanem Al Ghanem as Minister of Endowments and Islamic Affairs.

11. HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Qassim Al Abdullah Al-Thani as Minister of Commerce and Industry.

12. HE Buthaina bint Ali Al Jabr Al Nuaimi as Minister of Education and Higher Education.

13. HE Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Hamad bin Jassim bin Hamad Al-Thani as Minister of Culture.

14. HE Masoud bin Mohammed Al Amri as Minister of Justice.

15. HE Sheikh Dr. Faleh bin Nasser bin Ahmed bin Ali Al-Thani as Minister of Environment and Climate Change.

16. HE Dr. Ali bin Saeed bin Smaikh Al Marri as Minister of Labor.

17. HE Mohammed bin Ali bin Mohammed Al Mannai as Minister of Communications and Information Technology.

18. HE Maryam bint Ali bin Nasser Al Misnad as Minister of Social Development and Family.

19. HE Mohammed bin Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Yousef Al Sulaiti as Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs and Cabinet member.

All the new ministers also took oath on Tuesday at the Amiri Diwan.

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