Sheikha Lubna Khalid Sultan al Qasimi was appointed Minister for Economy and Planning of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in November 2004. Lubna holds the distinction of being the first woman to hold a ministerial post in the United Arab Emirates. She is a member of the ruling family of Sharjah and the niece to His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qassimi. Lubna graduated from the California State University, Chico with a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, and has an Executive MBA from the American University of Sharjah.
Lubna Khalid Sultan al Qasimi's work at the DPA led His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Ports and Customs, to award her the “Distinguished Government Employee Award” in 1999 and appoint her as Chief Executive of Tejari, the first Middle Eastern Business-to-Business Marketplace. Lubna established the governmental organization in Dubai in June 2000 to promote e-business between organizations. Under Lubna's leadership, Tejari has won the awards for the World Summit for Information Society’s "Best e-Content Provider in e-business" (Geneva) and the UAE Super Brands Council "Super Brand of 2003".She is really popular in the UAE and admired by most women in the country, who consider her a role model
Lubna Khalid Sultan al Qasimi sits on various boards at organisations aside from responsibilities as UAE Economy and Planning Minister and Tejari CEO.
Tejari Bahrain and Tejari Qatar launch in partnership with BCN.(Tejari.com signs contract with Business Communications Networks)
Nov 21, 2006; Tejari, the region's leading online marketplace, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Business...