Qatar Finance Minister Arrested over Allegations of Embezzlement

Posted on 05/06/2021

Qatar Finance Minister Ali Sherif al-Emadi was arrested by orders of the Attorney General of Qatar and was questioned over allegations of embezzlement, abuse of power, and crimes related to the public sector, a statement carried by state news agency QNA said on Thursday. Ali Sherif al-Emadi has been minister of finance since 2013 and sits on the board of the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA). He is also Chairman of Qatar National Bank (QNB). The findings and investigation are related to his government position as finance minister.

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