Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Qatar)

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Qatar
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
وزارة الخارجية
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Agency overview
Formed 1971
Jurisdiction Qatar and its diplomatic missions worldwide
Headquarters Doha
Agency executive
  • Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, Minister of Foreign Affairs
Website mofa.gov.qa
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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Arabic: وزارة الخارجية‎‎) is the ministry responsible for handling Qatar's external relations and diplomatic efforts, including the maintenance of its diplomatic missions across the globe.[1] The current minister is Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani.[2]

History[edit]

Qatar was a part of the Ottoman Empire until the end of World War I, at which point it became a protectorate under British rule. After achieving full independence from the United Kingdom in 1971, the Qatari government established an independent foreign ministry.[1][3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ministry of Foreign Affairs". english.mofa.gov.qa. Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qatar. Retrieved 3 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs". english.mofa.gov.qa. Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qatar. Retrieved 3 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "Historical Note". english.mofa.gov.qa. Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qatar. Retrieved 3 May 2012. 


Coordinates: 25°19′39″N 51°31′40″E / 25.327483°N 51.527681°E / 25.327483; 51.527681