His Excellency Dr. Khalid bin Mohammed Al Attiyah — Minister of State for Defense Affairs, as well as a member of the Council of Ministers

Birth Date: Born in 9 March 1967. Marital Status: Married. Academic Qualifications:
  • 1987: Bachelors in Aviation Studies - King Fayssal Aviation College.
  • 1993: Degree in Law - Beirut Arab University.
  • 1999: Masters in Public Law (BOT contracts).
  • 2006: Doctorate in Law (Tort Liability of Public Authorities in English Law, a comparative study) - Cairo University.
Professional Experience:
  • 1987 - 1995: Fighter Pilot - Qatar's Emiri Air Force.
  • 1995 -2008: Khalid Bin Mohamed al-Attiyah Firm for Legal Consultations and Services.
  • 2003-2008: President of the National Committee for Human Rights.
  • 29/5/2007: Member of the board of Trustees- Arab Democracy Foundation.
  • 9/3/2008: member of the board of Director- Qatar Electricity & Water. company.
  • 2/7/2008: Minister of State for International Cooperation.
  • 2/6/2009: Acting Minister of Business and Trade.
  • 3/6/2009: Vice- Chairman Qatar Financial Center Authority.
  • 21/6/2009: Chairman Of the Board of Directors -Qatar's Stock Exchange.
  • 29/10/2009: Vice- Chairman of the Supreme Council for Information Technology and
  • Communications.
  • 19/1/2009: Member of the board of Trustees-Silatech.
  • 13/10/2009 : member of the board of Director and Chairman of the executive committee - Qatari
  • Diar real Estate investment Company.
  • 20/09/2011: Appointed Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Member of the Council of
  • Ministers.
  • 26/6/2013 Appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • 27/1/2016 Appointed Minister of State for Defense Affairs, as well as a member of the Council of Ministers
Languages: Arabic and English.