The monarch and head of state of Qatar are known as the Emir, or Amir, in Arabic.
He is also the guardian of the Constitution and the military’s chief commander of his nation.
Currently, the Emir of Qatar is Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, who was born on June 3, 1980 (Arabic: ). Emir Hamad bin Khalifa’s fourth son is Tamim.
The Emir is the Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces.
Who Rules Qatar?
The House of Thani has been in charge of Qatar as a hereditary monarchy ever since Mohammed bin Thani signed a treaty with the British in 1868 that acknowledged its distinct status.
Qatar was under Ottoman rule until 1916, when it became a protectorate of the British, before achieving independence in 1971.