His Excellency (H.E) Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani is Qatar’s new Prime Minister. He was appointed as Prime Minister on 28 January 2020 after His Highness The Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani accepted the resignation of former Prime Minister H.E. Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani and issued an Amiri Decree No. (2) for the year 2020.
Along with the position of Prime Minister, H.E. Sheikh Khalid has also taken over as the Minister of Interior .
Prior to this position, HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani was the Chief of the Amiri Diwan since 11 November 2014 until January 2020 and served as Director of HH The Amir’s office since HH The Amir assumed his position.
At the beginning of his career, His Excellency worked at Qatar Liquefied Gas Company Limited until 2002. He later served in the Office of the First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs between 2002 and 2006. In March 2006, he joined the Amiri Diwan, and worked at the Office of HH the Heir Apparent.
He was appointed as Director of the Office of the Private Secretary of HH the Heir Apparent on 11 July 2006, until he was appointed Director of the Office of HH the Heir Apparent on 9 January 2007.
He obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration in the United States of America in 1993.