The Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah International Foundation for Energy and Sustainable Development was formally inaugurated by H.H. the Father Emir, Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani on Sunday 1st of November 2015.
At the inauguration ceremony H.H., the Father Emir also launched the first industry report produced by the Foundation. The ceremony, attended by H.E. the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and a number of Their Excellencies, Sheikhs and Ministers, senior officials, guests and more than 400 distinguished national and international personalities from industry, academia, Government and Diplomatic corporations.
The Al-Attiyah Foundation, the first think-tank of its kind in the Middle East, aims to deliver useful counsel and share knowledge by providing information, research and analysis on energy and sustainable development, as well as running joint educational programs with Qatar-based educational establishments.
The Foundation wishes to preserve the legacy of its Founder, H.E. Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah’s, service to the State of Qatar for over 40 years', mainly in the oil and gas industry, and also in a variety of senior leadership positions within the Government of Qatar.