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New government sworn in.

The new Cabinet of Prime Minister Samir Rifai was sworn in before HM King Abdullah King Abdullah can refer to:
  • Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, regent of Saudi Arabia since 1995 and king since 2005.
  • Abdullah II, king of Jordan since 1999
  • Abdullah I, Emir of Transjordan (1921–1946) and King of Transjordan (1946–1951)
 II on Wednesday, becoming the 73rd government in the country's history and the eighth since the King's ascension to the Throne.

Following are the new Cabinet members:

Ao Samir Rifai: Prime Minister and Defense Minister

Ao Khalid Karaki: Deputy Prime

Minister/ Minister of Education

Ao Saad Hayel Srour: Deputy Prime Minister/ Minister of Interior

Ao Ayman Safadi: Deputy Prime Minister/ Minister of State/ Government Spokesperson

Ao Abdul Salam Abbadi: Minister of Awqaf & Islamic Affairs

Ao Hisham Tal: Minister of Justice

Ao Suleiman Hafez: Minister of Energy & Mineral Resources

Ao Nasser Judeh: Minister of Foreign Affairs foreign affairs
pl.n.
Affairs concerning international relations and national interests in foreign countries.
 

Ao Walid Maani: Minister of Higher Education & Scientific Research

Ao Mohammad Abu Hammour: Minister of Finance

Ao Tayseer Smadi: Minister of Agriculture

Ao Hala Lattouf: Minister of Social Development & Women's Affairs

Ao Amer Hadidi: Minister of Industry & Trade

Ao Alaa Batayneh: Minister of Transport

Ao Musa Maaytah: Minister of Political Development

Ao Nabih Shuqum: Minister of Culture

Ao Imad Fakhoury: Minister of State for Mega-Projects

Ao Jafar Hassan: Minister of Planning & International Cooperation

Ao Ibrahim Omoush: Minister of State for Prime Ministry Affairs

Ao Mohammad Najjar: Minister of Water & Irrigation irrigation, in agriculture, artificial watering of the land. Although used chiefly in regions with annual rainfall of less than 20 in. (51 cm), it is also used in wetter areas to grow certain crops, e.g., rice.  

Ao Mohammad Obeidat: Minister of Public Works public works
pl.n.
Construction projects, such as highways or dams, financed by public funds and constructed by a government for the benefit or use of the general public.

Noun 1.
 & Housing

Ao Marwan Juma: Minister of Information & Communications Technology Noun 1. communications technology - the activity of designing and constructing and maintaining communication systems
engineering, technology - the practical application of science to commerce or industry
 

Ao Ali Ayed: Minister of State for Media Affairs & Communications

Ao Samir Murad: Minister of Labour

Ao Rabha Dabbas: Minister of Municipal Affairs

Ao Nasser Shraideh: Minister of Environment

Ao Fares Qatarneh: Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs

Ao Nesreen Barakat: Minister of Public Sector Development

Ao Mahmoud Sheyyab: Minister of Health

Ao Ahmad Tbeishat: Minister of Parliamentary Affairs

Ao Zeid Goussous: Minister of Tourism & Antiquitie

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Publication:The Star (Amman, Jordan)
Date:Nov 29, 2010
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