Emir Shaikh Khalifa bin Hamad bin Abdullah bin Jassim bin Muhammed Al Thani
</small> was born in Rayyan in 1932, and was the Emir of Qatar from 1972 until he was deposed by his son Hamad bin Khalifa
Son of Hamad bin Abdullah Al Thani
, grandson of Abdullah bin Jassim Al Thani
On 22 February 1972, Sheikh Khalifa Bin Hamad Bin Abdullah Al-Thani became the Emir of Qatar
.Upon becoming the Emir of the State of Qatar, Sheikh Khalifa started the process of the reorganization
of the government. The first task of Sheikh Khalifa was to appoint a Foreign Minister and an adviser to advise
the Emir in the day-to-day affairs of the country.
On 19 April 1972, he amended the Constitution
and enlarged the Cabinet by appointing more ministers. Diplomatic relations were also established with a number of the foreign countries at ambassadorial
On 18 July 1989, the Council of Ministers
for the first time, replacing most of the previous ministers and consisting of 15 ministers. The Cabinet was again reshuffled under the Premiership of Sheikh Khalifa on 1 September 1992, enlarging it to 17 members.
The state revenue
sector had increased as the result of the rising of a number of production sharing... Read More