Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani
Emir of the state of Qatar
Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani
Heir of the State of Qatar
Flag of Qatar
The flag of Qatar is maroon with a broad white serrated band (nine white points) on the hoist side. The meaning of Qatar's flag is:
White color signifies the symbol of peace as recognized internationally.
Maroon color symbolizes the blood shed during the several wars Qatar had undergone, particularly in the second half of the 19th century.
Nine-point serrated line indicates that Qatar is the 9th member of the "reconciled Emirates" of the Persian Gulf in the wake of concluding the Qatari-British treaty in 1916.
Map of Qatar