Qatari emir Sheikh Hamad who has handed power to his son Tamim
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Qatari emir Sheikh Hamad hands power to son Tamim

The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, has handed over power to his son, the Heir Apparent Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.

In a speech broadcast on Qatari television, he said it was time for a new generation to take over.

Aleem Maqbool reports from Doha.

  • 25 Jun 2013
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