|English: "Peace to the Emir"|
National anthem of Qatar
|Lyrics||al-Shaykh Mubārak bin Sayf al-Thānī|
|Music||ʿAbdulʿazīz Nāṣṣir al-ʿUbaydān al-Fakhrū|
|Adopted||7 December 1996|
|Preceded by||National anthem of Qatar (1954-1996)|
U.S. Navy Band instrumental version
"as-Salām al-ʾAmīrī" (Arabic: السلام الأميري, lit. 'Peace to the Amir') is the national anthem of Qatar, written by al-Shaykh Mubārak bin Sayf al-Thānī and composed by ʿAbdulʿazīz Nāṣṣir al-ʿUbaydān al-Fakhrū.
This was also the title of the Kuwaiti national anthem from 1951 to 1978.
History and use
The anthem was adopted on 7 December 1996 upon the accession of Shaykh Ḥamad bin Khalīfa al-Thānī to the throne. It was first used at a Gulf Cooperation Council meeting held in Qatar in December of that year.
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