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Monday, April 22, 2024

Qatari ruler appoints new Prime Minister

Qatar’s ruler accepted the resignation Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani and named Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani as his successor, the state news agency reported.

No reason was given for the change and it is unclear if Sheikh Abdullah remains the interior minister after stepping down as prime minister.

New Prime Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani previously headed up the office of gas-rich Qatar’s ruler, Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, according to the government website.

“The emir issued [on] Tuesday the emiri order number two of 2020, appointing His Excellency Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani as prime minister. The emiri order shall be effective starting from its date of issue,” the state-run Qatar News Agency reported.

Sheikh Khalid took the oath of office before the emir, in a ceremony also attended by Deputy Emir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Thani

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