Subscribe Free
in Defence / People

New defence state minister for Qatar

Posted 28 January 2016 · Add Comment

Qatar's former foreign minister Khalid al-Attiyah has been named as the new state minister for defence affairs in a cabinet reshuffle yesterday.

Al-Attiyah is succeeded by Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani. The Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, also holds the post of Defense Minister according to the Qatar News Agency (QNA).
The decree also merged several Ministries, including Communication and Transport and Culture, Youth and Sports.
 

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Emirates becomes official partner of The 2018 Ryder Cup

Emirates and the European Tour have renewed their existing European Tour Agreement for four years until 2021.

Passenger traffic at DXB rises to near-record eight million in July

Dubai International (DXB) recorded its second busiest month on record for passenger traffic in July with over eight million passengers, according to the monthly traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports.

Qatar Airways' inaugural flight lands at Václav Havel Airport Prague

Qatar Airways' first non-stop flight from Doha landed yesterday at Václav Havel Airport Prague. Qatar Airways flight QR 291, operated by an Airbus A320, departed Hamad International Airport on Monday at 08:00 am and arrived at Václav

Gulfstream unveils its Connectivity Service programme

Gulfstream Aerospace has announced the creation of its Connectivity Service programme, a comprehensive, bundled suite of in-flight internet, voice and entertainment offerings customised to meet the needs of each Gulfstream

Ethiopian Airlines starts thrice weekly service to Bahrain

Ethiopian Airlines Group has marked commencement of a thrice weekly service to Bahrain at a reception ceremony held at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.

Kish Air orders B737 MAX, A320s

Iran's Kish Air chief executive officer, Mohammad Taqi Jadidi, has said the carrier has signed an MoU with Boeing for the purchase of ten B737 MAX, reports ch-aviation.

Aviation Africa SK18418
See us at
RMIT BT1631817DAS BT1105161117DASAS BT3006161117Global Aerospace BT28218Commercial Aircraft Financing BT2017Aviation Show 267291117DIAC BT1105121117AIME BT1204240118Aviation Africa BT18418