A statement issued by the Qatari Emiri Court said Thursday that the Emir of Qatar has relieved the Minister of Finance from his post.
The Amiri order, published by the official agency, stated, “Mr. Ali Sharif Al-Emadi, Minister of Finance, is relieved of his post, and that His Excellency Mr. Ali bin Ahmed Al-Kuwari, Minister of Trade and Industry, in addition to his duties, shall be entrusted with the duties of the Minister of Finance.”
Earlier, the Public Prosecutor ordered the arrest of Al-Emadi for interrogation in “crimes related to the public office, such as damage to public funds, abuse of office and abuse of power.”
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