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THANI, Sheikh Hamad bin Jasim bin Jaber al- 
Qatari politician

Date of birth: 30 Aug. 1959


Place of birth: Doha


Parentage: s. of Jasim bin Jabr al-Thani


Family: married 1st Jawaher bint Fahad al-hani; married 2nd Noor al-Subaie 1996; 15 c.


Career: Dir Office of the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Agriculture 1982–89, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Agriculture 1989–92; Deputy Minister of Electricity and Water 1990–92; Minister of Foreign Affairs 1992–2013; First Deputy Prime Minister 2003–07; Prime Minister of Qatar 2007–13; Head of Perm. Cttee for the Support of Al Quds 1998–; member Supreme Defence Council 1996–, Parl. Constitution Cttee 1999–, Ruling Family Council 2000–; Chief Executive Officer Supreme Council for the Investment of the Reserves of State (Qatar Investment Authority) 2000–; former Chair. Qatar Electricity and Water Co.; former Pres. Cen. Municipal Council, Special Emiri Projects Office; former Dir Special Emiri Projects Office; former member Bd of Dirs, Qatar Petroleum, Supreme Council for Planning; launched Humanitarian Appeal 2011 in Doha, together with UNO for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees 2010


Honours and awards: Hon. DHumLitt (Lebanese American Univ.) 2010


Contact details: Address: Qatar Investment Authority, PO Box 23224, Doha, Qatar (office); Email: info@qia.qa (office); Website: http://www.qia.qa/ (office).






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