His Excellency Dr Abdullah bin Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Subaie
Minister of Municipality
His Excellency Dr Abdullah bin Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Subaie was appointed Minister of Municipality in October 2021.
In addition to his duties in the Government of Qatar, His Excellency the Minister of Municipality serves as the Managing Director and Chairman of the Executive Committee of Qatar Railways Company, Qatar Rail, having held these positions since March 2011. In January 2017, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Rail. In his capacity as Managing Director and CEO, His Excellency the Minister of Municipality has been responsible for providing overall leadership and direction in developing Qatar’s rail industry in line with the Qatar National Vision 2030.
His Excellency the Minister of Municipality was previously the Group Chief Executive Officer of Barwa, Qatar’s leading real estate development and investment holding group from April 2011 until May 2014.
Prior to joining Barwa, His Excellency the Minister of Municipality was the Chief Executive Officer of Smeet, an affiliate of Qatari Diar Group, serving the company since its formation in 2008 until March 2011.
His Excellency the Minister of Municipality has held various leadership and senior project management positions from 1996 to 2008 with the Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa), where he managed large infrastructure projects.
His Excellency the Minister of Municipality holds a PhD in Administration and received his master’s degree in Business Administration in 2006, and bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Qatar University in 1996.
His Excellency the Minister of Municipality has overall responsibility for all Ministry of Municipality issues, including:
- Preparation of urban plans at the state level
- Land surveying and subdivisions
- Land expropriation and temporary land acquisition for the public interest