How rich is the royal family in Qatar
The Qatar Clan - This family is Sheikh rich
Alliance against Qatar! Since Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates terminated diplomatic relations with Qatar on Monday, everything has revolved around the desert state.
The Saudi Alliance accuses Iran-friendly Qatar of supporting terrorists. Qatar, which is to host the soccer World Cup in 2022, has done everything in recent years to sparkle and shine, to appear modern and progressive in the West.
In 2013 Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani (37) took over power from his father Hamad bin Chalifa Al Thani (65). Now the young monarch is head of state of around 300,000 Qataris, a kind of family business. His private wealth alone is estimated at 2.2 billion dollars (approx. 1.76 billion euros). Qatar has the third largest natural gas reserves in the world (after Russia and Iran) and the Al Thanis are also making money.
IMAGE EXPLAINS THE AL THANI CLAN!
► The boss
Qatar's emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani is only 37 years old! In 2013, the fourth son of Hamad bin Chalifa Al Thani (65, he is said to have a total of 27 children with three wives) and his second wife, Sheikha Musa bint Nasser al-Missned (57), took over the office of his father. He is married to three women (Sheikha Jawaher, Sheikha Anoud, Sheikha Noora) and has at least six children. His soft spot: He is a Manchester United fan and loves horses. He is said to have 600 of the finest Arabian horses, each worth at least $ 200,000! The young emir speaks fluent English and French. If he flies, it will be in his own giant Airbus A-340-500 (costing $ 261.8 million).
► The puller
For years she was the driving force behind the mighty emir: Sheikha Musa bint Nasser al-Missned, second wife of Hamad bin Chalifa Al Thani and mother of the current ruler Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. She and the resigned emir have seven children. She is considered to be a clever mind, presented herself internationally as a sponsor of education and science, wanted to make Qatar fit for the post-oil era. She posed on the red carpet next to the British royals, at the Elysée Palace and in the White House. Their mission: bring glamor to Qatar. Together with her husband, she founded the news channel "Al-Jazeera", which became an influential media power in the Middle East.
► The art patron
The young Al-Mayasa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani (34) heads the Qatar Museum Authority, which is responsible for the most important museums (including the Museum of Islamic Art, the Arab Museum of Modern Art). She is the daughter of the former head of state Hamad bin Chalifa Al Thani and his wife Sheikha Musa, thus also the sister of the current ruler Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.
► The Education "Minister"
Hind bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani (32) runs the “Qatar Foundation” together with her mother, Sheikha Musa. The foundation takes care of education, science and art, and presents Qatar to the outside world as cosmopolitan, progressive, western. Sheikha Hind is a board member.
► The sports man
Joaan bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani (32) is the third child of Sheikha Musa and Hamad bin Chalifa Al Thani. He is the head of the National Olympic Committee of Qatar, was president of the organizing committee of the Handball World Cup. His passion: horses. Qatar is the main sponsor of the traditional Royal Ascot, one of the most important horse racing tracks in Great Britain.
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