Minister of Culture and Sports
His Excellency Salah bin Ghanem Al Ali was appointed Minister of Culture and Sports in January 2016. He was originally appointed Minister of Youth and Sports in June 2013.
His Excellency the Minister of Culture and Sports served as Deputy Chief of Audit Bureau from 1988 to 2006.
In 2006, he became Chief of Audit Bureau.
In 2008, he was appointed the head of the National Day Celebrations Committee.
In 2011, His Excellency the Minister of Culture and Sports was appointed General Manager of Sheikh Jassim bin Mohammed bin Thani Foundation for Social Care which is a private foundation for public benefit.
His Excellency the Minister of Culture and Sports has a BSc in Administrative Engineering from the Pacific University in the USA.
His Excellency the Minister of Culture and Sports has overall responsibility of all Ministry of Culture and Sports issues, including:
- Regulating licenses for the construction of youth and sports clubs
- Increasing awareness of youth and sports activities
- Liaising with relevant parties to support culture and sports in accordance with the 2030 Vision