Politician known for being a close member of the Royal House of Thani. He is known for being president of the Qatar Olympic Committee and for having marched in the Bastille Day Military Parade in Paris in 2007.
He studied at Ecole Speciale Militaire de Saint-Cur, France. He then ventured into politics when he was appointed President of the Qatar Olympic Committee where he helped organize the 24th Men's Handball World Championships in Qatar in 2015.
He is known for having been a Torch relay ambassador at the 2006 Asian Games in Doha.
He married Sheikha Al-Maha bint Salem Al-Rumul Al-Mannai and together they had four sons and two daughters.
He is known for also being the fifth son of Hamad Bin khalifa al Thani.