Friendly Ties With The West
People close to the emir define him as savvy, careful and calculating, which has helped him to maintain ‘excellent relations’ with the west including the US and France.
The Best In The Arab World
He was rated as the best sport personality in the Arab world by Egypt’s Al Ahram in 2006.
Founder Of Qatar Sports Investment
Apart from being the founder of Qatar Sports Investment, he also chaired the organizing committee of the 15th Asian Games in Doha.
Member Of International Olympic Committee
The emir is also a member of the International Olympic Committee, as well as the chairman of the National Olympic Committee.
He has also won the prestigious Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahayan medal and the Sheikh Essa Bin Salman Al-Khalifa Medal.