14 Nov 2017 - 13:15
Emir appoints two Deputy Prime Ministers
Doha: The Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani issued Emiri order No. 4 of 2017 today, appointing Minister of State for Defense Affairs H E Dr Khalid bin Mohammed Al Attiyah and Foreign Minister H E Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani as Deputies to the Prime Minister, in addition to their posts.
The Emiri Order is effective from the date of its issue and is to be published in the Official Gazette.
The Deputy Prime Ministers took the oath before the Emir at the Emiri Diwan today morning.
The oath taking ceremony was attended by the Deputy Emir H H Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Thani.
It was also attended by the Prime Minister and Interior Minister H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani.