Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani
Early life and education
Sheikh Abdullah graduated from Durham Military College, United Kingdom
, in 1984 and received a bachelor's degree in police sciences.
In 1995, he graduated from Beirut Arab University
, receiving a bachelor's degree in legislation.
Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi
in New Delhi
on 3 December 2016.
Al Thani joined the Qatari military
and was appointed as patrol officer at rescue police section in 1985.
In 1989, he was appointed as security officer for stadiums at the capital security section. Then he became assistant commander for the support brigade in the emergency police section. He was appointed as commander for special operations brigade in the special security force department and as commander for the special unit of the special security force department. On 28 December 2001, he was named assistant director for the special security force department for operations affairs. In September 2004, he was promoted to the rank of brigadier general
After serving in different posts in the government, on 15 February 2005, he was appointed Minister of State for Interior Affairs.
He was named as Prime Minister on 26 June 2013 in a cabinet reshuffle, replacing Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani
in the post.
He was also named as Minister of the Interior in the same cabinet reshuffle, succeeding Abdullah bin Khalid Al Thani
as interior minister.
His tenure ended on 28 January 2020.
He serves as the chairman of the 2022 FIFA World Cup
Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy.
A number of media outlets criticized his meeting with Fathi Hamad
, a Hamas
political leader, in April 2013, and speculated the risks of terrorist acts occurring at the 2022 World Cup.
Al Thani is married and has six children.
Ancestors of Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani
1. Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser
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