DUBAI: Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has appointed Ali Bin Ahmad Al-Kuwari as finance minister in a government reshuffle, according to a statement issued by the emiri court on Tuesday.
Al-Kuwari had been serving as commerce and industry minister and as acting finance minister before the reshuffle.
Qatar’s emir created an environment and climate change ministry on Tuesday, naming Faleh bin Nasser al-Thani as its minister.
Two women were handed cabinet posts for education and social development. They join Health Minister Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari, who had been the only woman in the cabinet.