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SYRIA - Profile - Ghassan Al Rifai & Mohammed Al Atrash.

Rifai, a prominent economist, came directly to the cabinet from Washington where he was adviser to the World Bank. But he was told upon taking up the ministerial Done under the direction of a supervisor; not involving discretion or policymaking.

Ministerial describes an act or a function that conforms to an instruction or a prescribed procedure. It connotes obedience.
 position he was going to be responsible to Al Hussain. Rifai's predecessor, Dr. Mohammed Al Imady, used to be more powerful as minister of economy and foreign trade.

Atrash was vice-governor of the Central Bank of Syria The Central Bank of Syria (Arabic: المصرف السوري المركزي) is the central bank of Syria.  in the early 1970s. Later he became an executive director at the IMF IMF

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 in Washigton. As finance minister he received less power than his predecessor, Dr. Mohammed Khalid One of Bahrain’s most outspoken Islamist MPs is Sheikh Mohammed Khalid, the Al-Menbar Islamic Society representative from the Northern Governorate. A Sunni Islamist whose party is the political wing of the Muslim Brotherhood (Al Eslah Society), Mr Khalid has been a constant  Al Mohaini.
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Publication:APS Review Downstream Trends
Date:Apr 15, 2002
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