Doha, 07 March 2023
His Highness The Amir Of State of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani issued today the Amiri Order Order No. 1 of 2023 accepting the resignation of Prime Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani as per Amiri Diwan News desk.
HH The Amir issued today the Amiri Order No 3 of 2023, reshuffling the Cabinet and appointing Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani as Prime Minister and Foreign Minister.
The order stipulates that the Cabinet shall be reshuffled as follows:
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.
The Amiri Order is effective starting from its date of issue, and is to be published in the official gazette.
The Ministers appointed by Amiri Order No. (3) of 2023, took the oath at the Amiri Diwan today morning. The oath taking ceremony was attended by HH Deputy Amir, Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Thani and HE Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani.
Prior to joining the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2013 as Assistant Foreign Minister for International Cooperation Affairs, Sheikh Mohammed served as the Director of Economic Affairs at the Supreme Council of Family Affairs in 2005 for a four-year term. Later in 2009, he became the Director of the Department of Public and Private Sectors Partnership at the Ministry of Business and Trade, and launched “Enterprise Qatar” – an organization that provides technical and financial support for small and medium-sized enterprises.
A year later, His Excellency served as Secretary of the Personal Representative of His Highness the Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani for Follow-up Affairs at the Amiri Diwan. Also in the same year, he became the Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of Qatar Mining Company.
Between 2011 and 2012, His Excellency attained the rank of Undersecretary and became the Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Development of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Aspire – Katara Investment Company.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman AlThani has a degree in Economics and Business Administration from Qatar University.