|Nationality Qatari||Name Ahmad Abdullah|
|Monarch Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani
Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani|
Prime Minister Abdullah bin Nasser Al Thani Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani
Monarch Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani
Prime Minister Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani
Succeeded by Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah
Education Cairo University, Central Michigan University
Ahmad bin Abdullah Al Mahmoud is a Qatari diplomat and politician, who has been serving as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs since September 2011.
Early life and education
He holds a bachelor's degree in Arabic and Islamic studies from Cairo University and a master's degree in economics from Central Michigan University.
Mahmoud began his career in the ministry of foreign affairs and worked as third secretary. He served as the ambassador of Qatar to the United States and Oman, and as a nonresident ambassador to Mexico and Venezuela. He then was appointed minister of state for foreign affairs in 1995. During his tenure he was described as "de facto foreign minister of Qatar" by US diplomatic cables.
He was appointed deputy prime minister and minister of state for cabinet affairs in September 2011. He kept his portfolio in the cabinet reshuffle on 26 June 2013 and became deputy to Prime Minister Abdullah bin Nasser Al Thani.