Foreign Secretary William Hague and his department have welcomed Qatar's new ruler, Sheikh Tamim bin Khalifa Al Thani, and said they look forward to working together.
He has taken over from his father, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, as Emir of the State of Qatar - a small but oil-rich country in the Arab Peninsula.
Historic day for Qatar as the new generation takes over
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