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Attorney General’s Office issues order to arrest Qatar’s Minister of Finance

Qatar’s Attorney General has ordered the arrest of Minister of Finance Ali Shareef Al Emadi.

The AG also ordered questioning the minister on documents and its attached reports, which pointed towards financial irregularities related to civil service, that involved damage to public money, abuse of function, and abuse of power, according to Qatar News Agency.

The attorney general ordered expanded investigations into the crimes raised in the documents presented.

Al Emadi, who has held the role since 2013, also serves as the chairman of Qatar National Bank’s board, is president of the executive board of Qatar Airways, and is on the board of Qatar Investment Authority.

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