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Hamad bin Khalid Al Thani

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Nationality  Qatari
Religion  Islam
Name  Hamad Khalid

Born  1952Doha, Qatar
Occupation  Chief of Qatari police force, Founder and owner of HBK, Founder of HKH
Died  September 13, 2012, Doha, Qatar
Parents  Khalid bin Hamad bin Abdullah Al Thani
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Hamad bin Khalid bin Abdullah bin Jassim Al Thani (حمد بن خالد بن حمد بن عبد الله آل ثاني)‎ (1952 – 13 September 2012) was a Qatari entrepreneur and Chief of the Qatari police forces. He was a member of the House of Thani and cousin of the former Emir of Qatar, Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani.

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Early life and education

Hamad Al Thani was born in 1952 at the Al Rayyan Palace in Doha, Qatar. He is the eldest child of Emir Khalid bin Hamad bin Abdullah and Emira Mariam. After a coup, his uncle Emir Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani became the 8th Emir of Qatar, and appointed his father as the minister of interior in 1972, where he remained until 1989. Through his father, Hamad Al Thani is also a great-grandson of the 3rd Emir of Qatar, Abdullah bin Jassim Al Thani, and a first cousin of the former and 9th Emir, Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani.

Hamad Al Thani began his education in Qatar and later attended Sandhurst Military Academy in England.

Career

Hamad Al Thani was deputy commander of the Qatar armed forces from 1973 to 1978. In 1978 he became the chief of the Qatari police forces, where he remained until 1988.

He founded in 1973, and is owner of, the company Hamad Bin Khalid Power Cleaning (HBK Power Cleaning W.L.L). Hamad Al Thani also established construction company with his business partner, Mr.Nadim Rustom called HKH General Contracting W.L.L in 1995 http://www.hkhqatar.com

HKH General Contractors is now referred to as HKH Contracting under the 'HKH Group of Companies' logo and has gone on to be a big player in the market after its management was largely controlled by Sheikh Hamad's son, Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Hamad Al Thani and the son of the General Manager (Mr.Nadim Rustom) Mr.Alaa Rustom serving as his deputy.

Personal life

Sheikh Hamad is the eldest son of Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad bin Abdullah Al Thani and is married and has five sons and three daughters. His eldest son, Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Hamad bin Khalid Al Thani plays a prominent role in the army and is involved in his fathers contracting company, HKH General Contractors. Sheikh Hamad had lung cancer and died in 2012; he was buried in the Sheikhs' graveyard opposite to his fathers palace in Al Rayyan district of Doha.

References

Hamad bin Khalid Al Thani Wikipedia


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