GSN 1188: Qatar in context

Risk Management
Issue 1188 - 19 Jun 2024 | 10 minute read

Risk Grade A1

Emir at the centre: Political power in Qatar is heavily concentrated in Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani and a close network of advisors. While some other members of the ruling Al-Thani family are in the cabinet, they are often only distantly related to the emir, rather than his closest relatives. Tamim has further consolidated his control over key portfolios by directly tying ministries and governmental agencies to his Diwan.

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