Qatar Appoints New Prime Minister

Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani Resigned from Office on Tuesday

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Qatar’s emir has accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Qatar News Agency reported on Tuesday.

Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani has since been appointed as the new prime minister and the country’s interior minister.

Sheikh Khalid was sworn into office in a ceremony attended by Deputy Emir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Thani.

The new prime minister served in emir’s office as the head of the Amiri Diwan.

After completing his studies in the US, the new prime minister went to work for Sheikh Tamim when he was the crown prince.