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His Excellency Dr. Hassan Ali Al-Nimah

Member of DFI Board and Vice Chair of Festival Board

H.E. is the Advisor for Cultural Affairs in the office of His Highness The Emir of Qatar and part of the National Council for Culture, Arts and Heritage of the State of Qatar. H.E. has played significant roles in Qatari education, culture and foreign affairs since starting his career in the Qatari Ministry of Education in 1958. He was a member of the Qatar Delegation to the Congress of Arab Ministers of Education in 1968, obtained his PhD in Oriental Studies in 1974 from Cambridge University.

In 1975, H.E. Dr Hassan Al-Nimah was also nominated as the Ambassador for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as well as a permanent Delegate of the State of Qatar to the United Nations in New York.