Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani

Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani,

1980–, emir of Qatar (2013–). The fourth son of Emir Hamad bin Khalifa al-ThaniHamad bin Khalifa al-Thani,
1952–, emir of Qatar (1995–2013). The son of Emir Khalifa bin Hamad al-Thani, Hamad is credited with having turned a country of desert nomads into a modern, industrialized nation.
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, he became heir apparent when his older brother Jasmin renounced his claim to the throne in 2003. Tamim joined the Qatari armed forces after graduating (1998) from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, Englandn, and rose to become deputy commander in chief in 2009. A member of the International Olympic Committee from 2002, he has been influential in winning the rights for Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup and other sporting events. He succeeded to the throne after his father abdicated, but the former emir remained influential.
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His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani received a written message from Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad inviting him to attend the Kuala Lumpur Summit, which will be held from December 18-21.
Qatar emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani will arrive Pakistan on Saturday on two-day official state visit.
ISLAMABAD -- Qatar emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani will arrive in Pakistan on Saturday on a two-day official visit.
Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani received Speaker of the Kuwaiti National Assembly Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim DOHA, April 7 (KUNA) -- Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani received, at the Amiri Diwan on Sunday, the visiting Speaker of the Kuwaiti National Assembly Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim and the accompanying delegation.
RAWALPINDI -- Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday met with Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar in Doha.
Earlier, COAS called upon His Qatar Emir Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani. Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani appreciated Pakistan's efforts and the positive role being played by Pakistan for regional stability including Afghanistan.
Photo showing Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani speaks to the press with US President Donald Trump in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington DC, Apr 10, 2018.
By: Jailan Mamdouh CAIRO -- 9 October 2017: Qatari streets are expected to witness mass protests calling for the ouster of the regime ruled by Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, as Qatari opposition reportedly announced it will be staging demonstrations on October 13.
Summary: Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri met in Doha Monday night with Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani.
09 (Saba) - President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi on Saturday made a phone call with Emir Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani of Qatar.
Manama-Oct28 (BNA)His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa today held a session of talks with Qatari Amir Shaikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani and reviewed fraternal relations and ways of bolstering bilateral ties in all fields.