Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs in Qatar
is the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs in Qatar, he was appointed to the post in 2011. He held several diplomatic positions including Chargé d'Affaires in Qatar's Embassy in Algeria, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Sultanate of Oman, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United States of America and Non-Resident Ambassador to Mexico and Venezuela. He held various government positions including Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and remained in that position until 2011. In addition, he served as a member and rapporteur of the Permanent Constitution Preparatory Committee. He is in charge of the file on Qatari Mediation for the Settlement of Darfur Dispute. Currently he Chairs the Follow-up Implementation Committee on Doha Document for Peace in Darfur, and Darfur Reconstruction and Development Board .