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Posted On: 10 June 2013 10:50 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:13 pm

Qatar gets ready for a leadership change, Mr. Q’s thoughts

Khalifa Al Haroon
Khalifa Al Haroon
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Let me just get this out there. Yes I’ve heard people talking about this topic, but I chose not to write about this until it was officially in press. Why? If I wrote about everything that I heard, I might as well change my name to Gossip Girl Guy. I thought that I’d share my 2 cents dirhams on this topic. The Telegraph wrote an article talking about “Qatar preparing for leadership change“. (Quick tangent, why doesn’t The Telegraph’s website have Qatar listed under their Middle East tab?). Here’s a bit about what they said, “Senior figures in Qatar have briefed foreign counterparts that the time has come for Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad, the 33-year-old crown prince to take over the leadership of the gas-rich Gulf state, the Daily Telegraph has learned. The succession plan, which is due to be launched by the end of the month, will see Hamad bin Jassim, the prime minister and one of the biggest investors in Britain, give up his post. Within weeks of that decision the royal court will.... Read the full post here: