List of members of new Palestinian Cabinet

The list of ministers presented to PA Chairman Abbas on Sunday.

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
March 20, 2006 02:33
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Here is the list of ministers presented Sunday by incoming Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas to Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas:

  • Ismail Haniyeh: prime minister and minister of sport
  • Nasser Eddin al-Shaab: deputy prime minister and minister of higher education:
  • Mahmoud Zahar: foreign minister
  • Said Siam: interior and civil affairs
  • Omar Abdel Razik: finance
  • Ziad Zazza: public affairs
  • Bassem Naim: housing
  • Naib Rajoub: religious affairs
  • Mariam Saleh: women
  • Tannous Abu Ita: tourism
  • Fakr Turkman: welfare
  • Samir Abu Isa: planning
  • Alla al-Arag: economy
  • Abdel Rachman Vedan: transportation
  • Jamal Houdari: communication
  • Ahmed Halbi: justice
  • Mohammed Agha: agriculture
  • Yusef Regka: information
  • Abdullah Abu Subah: culture
  • Wafi Kavhe: regional affairs
  • Aisa Jabari: local authorities
  • Khaled Abu Arafa: Jerusalem affairs
  • Mohammed Bhargouti: labor
  • Atef Odwan: minister of state

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