Salah bin Ghanem al-Ali — Minister of Culture and Sports

Date of Birth:
  • Born in 1966
Academic Qualifications:
  • Joined at Pacific University in USA whereas he received Bsc in Science of Administrative Engineering 1992
Work Experiences:
  • Served Chief of Budget Section in the Ministry of Municipality and Agriculture
  • Appointed Deputy Chief of Audit Bureau upon the Emiri Decree No.4 for the year 1998
  • In 2006 Upon the Emiri Decree No 13 HE became Chief of Audit Bureau
  • During the period of being Chief of Audit Bureau, HE participated in developing overall picture of Audit Bureau and also participated in formulating strategic plan for the Bureau between 2005 – 2010 and for the period of 2011 – 2016 by which adopted the vision targeting to " assist the state to strength the rational governance in order to achieve sustainable development " for Qatar society and to strength the principle of questioning and to apply standard of rational governance dealing with actions related to public funds
  • In the year 2007 the State signed an anti corruption agreement with UN and in accordance with this the Emiri Decree
  • No. 17 of the year 2007 ordered to formulate the National Committee for Transparency and assigned HE Salah bin Ghanem as Chief of Audit Bureau to head it . Al though formed recently , this committee decided in 2008 to participate in regional and international efforts to combat corruption with large steps . The committee organized a conference titled Asia without corruption is a farsighted vision as an expression of its both regional and international realm and dedicated to the position of inside and outside of the state
  • HE appointed head of national day celebration committee in the year of 2008 , whereas he participated in formulation of national day vision that calls for " promoting loyalty, solidarity, unity and pride in Qatari national identity"
  • In the Year 2011 HE appointed consultant in the office of Heir Apparent
  • In the year 2011 HE appointed General Manager of Sheikh Jassim bin Mohammed bin Thani Foundation for Social Care and It is a private foundation for public benefit
  • In 18 June 2012 HE participated in operation of Alrayyan satellite TV which basically address Qatari people with mission to cope with time as an ethical media which support Qatar enlightenment, consolidate its uniqueness and identity and sustainable development
  • In 27 January 2016 Appointed Minister of Culture and Sports
Tasks and Participations:
  • HE participated in a lot of conferences and forums and also participated and attended many training programs and courses in the field of leadership, administration , human behavior and innovative thinking
  • HE provided many lectures and submitted many presentations in the field of innovations and also he has interest in literature , heritage and national history of the state
  • HE is appointed Minister of Youth and Sports at the Cabinet reshuffle on 26 June 2013.