January 29, 2018U.S.-Qatari Military-to-Military Relations
The Heritage Foundation is honored to host His Excellency Dr. Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah, Minister of State for Defense and Deputy Prime Minister of Qatar, for a discussion of U.S-Qatar military relations and its impact on long term security in the region.
H.E. Dr. Khalid Bin Mohammad Al Attiyah started his career as a fighter pilot. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Air Science from King Faisal Air Academy and also a Law degree from Beirut Arab University. He also holds a Master's degree in Public Law and a Ph.D. in Law, both from Cairo University. While running his own law firm he served as the President of the National Human Rights Committee from 2003 to 2008. From 2008 to 2011, he served as the Minister of State for International Cooperation as well as serving as Acting Minister for Business and Trade. From 2011 to 2013 he served as Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, becoming the Minister of Foreign Affairs in 2013. In 2016 he was made Minister of State for Defense and Deputy Prime Minister in 2017.
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