HE Dr Issa bin Saad Al Jafali Al Nuaimi

Minister of Justice and Minister of State for the Council of Ministers Affairs

Biography

His Excellency Dr Issa bin Saad Al Jafali Al Nuaimi was appointed Minister of Justice and Minister of State for the Council of Ministers Affairs in November 2018. He was previously appointed as Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs in June 2013, and again in January 2016.

Career

Previously, His Excellency the Minister of Justice worked as Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs and General Secretary of Council of Ministers and Permanent Committee for Legislative Affairs.

Between 2007 and 2008, he was Assistant Undersecretary at the General Secretariat.

Between 2004 and 2007, His Excellency the Minister of Justice served as Director of Legislative Department at the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers.

His Excellency the Minister of Justice served at the Prime Minister’s Office from 2000 to 2004 and worked at the Ministry of Interior from 1990 to 2000.

Education

His Excellency the Minister of Justice has a BSc in Law from the University of Beirut, and a PhD in General Law from Cairo University.

Responsibilities

His Excellency the Minister of Justice has overall responsibility for all Ministry of Justice issues including:

  • Supervising the practice of law in Qatar, defending the state in cases that are filed against it, and supervising the registration of legal processes
  • Reviewing contracts undertaken by other government bodies
  • Overviewing efforts to increase awareness of the law, overviewing legal training for government employees, as well as monitoring law-related jobs: lawyers, legal experts and judges

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