About the minister
His Excellency Sheikh Dr. Faleh Bin Nasser Bin Ahmed Bin Ali Al Thani
Minister of Environment and Climate Change
His Excellency Sheikh Dr. Faleh Bin Nasser Bin Ahmed Bin Ali Al Thani was appointed Minister of Environment and Climate Change in October 2021.
During his career, His Excellency the Minister of Environment and Climate Change held several positions related to the Ministry of Municipality and Environment, as he previously held the position of Assistant Undersecretary for Agriculture and Fisheries Affairs at the Ministry of Municipality and Environment 2005 – 2021.
He has also chaired several initiatives, including Qatar National Food Security Program since 2017, the Permanent Committee for Living Aquatic Resources since 2011, and the Permanent Committee for Farms and Wells Affairs and the Regulation of Farmers Affairs since 2006.
His Excellency represented the State of Qatar in official delegations in regional and international forums, such as the Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD).
In addition, His Excellency presented academic research papers in international conferences related to water desalination, agriculture and food security.
His Excellency the Minister of Environment and Climate Change holds a Ph.D., in Water Resources Management and the Use of Solar Energy for Water Desalination, from the University of Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom.
His Excellency the Minister of Environment and Climate Change takes full responsibility for all the affairs of the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, including:
- Leading the environment and climate change policy in the State of Qatar.
- Addressing issues of environmental concern and ensuring that sustainable and climate-smart practices are adopted across all sectors.
- Implementing the national plan for climate change, and ensuring adherence to the strategic roadmap for the State of Qatar, through initiatives aimed at mitigating and adapting to the effects of climate change.