Qatar Establishes New Ministries / Ministerial Positions
October 28, 2021
On Thursday, October 19, 2021 the Amir of Qatar issued Amiri Order No. 4 of 2021 appointing several new Ministers and establishing new ministries by carving out certain responsibilities from existing ministries. The responsibilities of the Ministry of Municipality and Environment are now split between the Ministry of Municipality and the new Ministry of Environment and Climate Change.
Similarly, the remit of the Ministry of Transport and Communication now falls to the Ministry of Transport and the new Ministry of Communications and Information Technology. Labour matters that were previously handled by the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour, and Social Affairs will now be assigned to the Ministry of Labour, while the Ministry of Social Development and Family will address other matters belonging to the previous ministry. The Ministry of Culture and Sports has now been divided into the Ministry of Culture, and the Ministry of Sports and Youth.
As part of the order Ministers have been appointed to each newly established ministry.