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AMIR HABIB Habib JAMAL

Amir JAMAL, Tanzanian politician. Tanganyika Legis. Council 1958; National; Brandt Commission 1977-1980, Trustee Dag Hammarskjold Foundation; Advisory Panel, World Institute for Devt, Economics Research.

Background

  • JAMAL, Amir was born on January 26, 1922 in Dar es Salaam. Son of Habib Jamal and Kulsum Thawer.

  • Education

    • Primary school, Mwanza, secondaiy school, Dar es Salaam, and University of Calcutta, India.

    Career

    • Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the United Republic of Tanzania, Geneva & Vienna, Permanent Mission of the United Republic of Tanzania since 1986. Chairman, Vice Chairman, Executive Committee(s), United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 1987-1988. Chairman, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade Contracting Parties, 1987-1988.

      Chairman, President Commission on Export Performance & Promotion, Tanzania, 1985. Member of Board, International Center for Development, Vienna, Chairman, Gov Council, Sokoine University of Agr, Tanzania, 1984. Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs, Tanzania, 1984.

      Member, United Nations Institute for Training and Research Advisor Panel on Rch, 1983. Minister without Portfolio, President Office(s), Tanzania, 1983. Member, National Executive of Chama Cha Mapinduzi Party, 1982.

      Minister for Finance, 1979-1980. Member of Parliament, 1980. Chairman, Joint Meeting, Board of Gov, International Monetary Fund & World Bank, 1980.

      Minister for Communications & Transport, 1977. Minister for Finance & Planning, 1975. Member of Parliament, 1975.

      Minister for Commerce & Industry, 1972. Minister for Finance, Member of Parliament, 1965-1970. Minister for Communications, Power & Works, Minister of State for Planning, 1960-1964.

      Minister for Urban Local Government & Works, Member of Legislative Council, 1958-1960. Editor, The Tanganyikan, 1956-1957. Import-Export firm, Dares-Salaam, 1943-1954.

    Membership

    Member: Trustee, Dag Hammarskjold Foundation, 77. Gov Council, Society for International Development, 82. President, Tanzania Heart Association, 84.

    External Fellow, International Center for Public Enterprise, Yugoslavia, 84. World Advisory Group, World Institute of Development Economics Research, Helsinki, 85. Chairman, Board of Director, Inter Press Service Third World, Rome, 86.

    Honourary Executive Director, South Center, Geneva, since 90.
    • Member: Trustee, Dag Hammarskjold Foundation, 77; Gov Council, Society for International Development, 82; President, Tanzania Heart Association, 84; External Fellow, International Center for Public Enterprise, Yugoslavia, 84; World Advisory Group, World Institute of Development Economics Research, Helsinki, 85; Chairman, Board of Director, Inter Press Service Third World, Rome, 86; Honourary Executive Director, South Center, Geneva, since 90.

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening, reading, bridge, swimming.

    Connections

    • Spouse Shahsultan, National of United Republic of Tanzania.
    • father: Habib Jamal
    • mother: Kulsum Thawer
    • spouse: Zainy Kheraj,
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    Born January 26, 1922

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