Qatar: Sheikh Khaled Bin Khalifa, new Prime Minister

Qatari Emir Tamim issued on 28/1/20 an Amiri decree whereby he appointed Head of the Amiri Diwan Sheikh Khaled Bin Khalifa Bin Abdulaziz Al Thani as Prime Minister and Interior Minister in place of Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al-Thani.

There is talk that Sheikh Khaled’s appointment as PM did not come as a surprise to the ruling family.

Are there any reasons behind removing Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser?

Why was Sheikh Khaled chosen to replace him?

Tactical Report answers these questions and more in the following 444-word report.

[Briefly reproduced in TR Defense Weekly Issue No 27/05 – January 31, 2020]

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