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Ambassador Yousef Ali Al-Khater

Ambassador Plenipotentiary and Extraordinary of the State of Qatar to the Court of St. James’s, Ireland and Iceland


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Word from His Excellency Mr Yousef Ali Al-Khater

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the website of the Embassy of the State of Qatar in the UK; it is my hope that you find it valuable. 

The historic relationship between the State of Qatar and the UK has been based on friendship, co-operation, mutual respect and trust. Over the years our shared aspirations have developed into closer and stronger strategic partnerships that have profoundly enhanced and strengthened our relationship.

The Embassy of the State of Qatar in the UK is dedicated to furthering the co-operation between our two countries by endeavouring to expand our communication platforms and diplomatic activities, exploring potential projects and fostering opportunities that lead to the mutual benefit of both country’s common interest.

As representatives of the State of Qatar, we at the Embassy, are committed to promoting the role and message of the State of Qatar, which at its core, strives to achieve international peace, as well as, economic, environmental, educational, social and cultural development.

With a large number of Qatari nationals visiting and studying in the UK and an equally large British community in Qatar, our Embassy website is a gateway between Qatar and the UK, providing information and updates about various activities, whose aim is to further cement our historic relationship and common friendships.

I hope you enjoy our website and I welcome all your feedback and comments.

 
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His Excellency Mr Yousef Ali Al-Khater Biography

His Excellency Mr Yousef Ali Al-Khater was appointed as Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the Court of St James’s in October 2014.

His Excellency Mr Yousef Ali Al-Khater joined the Qatari civil service in 1992 working for the Ministry of Education in Doha, Qatar, where he began his pursuit to further develop and enrich the Qatari education system.

His Excellency Mr Yousef Ali Al-Khater’s passionate belief on the importance of education and STEM education led him to assume the role of Director of Educational Planning at the Ministry of Education, in Doha, Qatar, and subsequently Secretary-General of the Qatari National Commission for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO).

His Excellency Mr Yousef Ali Al-Khater became a member of the Islamic Organization for Education, Science and Culture (ISESCO) for the State of Qatar and a member of the Executive Board of the State of Qatar to the Arab Organization for Education, Culture and Science (ALECSO).

In 2008 he began his consular career in Texas Houston. From 2012 till 2014 he was appointed Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Australia and New Zealand.

As Ambassador of the State of Qatar in the UK, His Excellency Mr Yousef Ali Al-Khater has continuously looked to strengthen Qatar’s engagement with the UK through invest in UK communities and businesses and to deepen the historical ties that connect the two nations.

A keen sportsman His Excellency Mr Yousef Ali Al-Khater has made it a priority objective to support health and physical education in the UK by promoting Qatar’s National Sports Day through various schools initiatives.

His Excellency Mr Yousef Ali Al-Khater received an
MBA from the American University in Washington D.C. He is married with three daughters and two sons.

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His Excellency Mr Yousef Ali Al-Khater in the media  

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