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Ghaleb Zaki Barakat, Palestinian, Jordanian diplomat. Recipient Chevalier de la Couronne, Belgium, 1958, Istiqlal decoration, Jordan, 1959, 61, Kawkab decoration, 1964. Member Arab Tourist Union (president 1964, 70).

Background

Barakat, Ghaleb Zaki was born on September 20, 1927 in Jaffa, Palestine. Son of Zaki and Fatmeh Barakat.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration honours, American University, Beirut, Lebanon, 1949.

Career

Teacher National College, Tripoli, Lebanon, 1949-1950. Teacher, assistant to principal Teachers College, Triploi, Libya, 1950-1952. With Jordan Civil Service, 1952.

Chief clerk, press attache Jordan Tourist Department, Jerusalem, 1952-1954. Tourist, press attache Royal Jordan Embassy, Rome, 1954-1960. Director general Jordan Tourism Authority, Amman, 1960-1972.

Director ALTA/The Royal Jordanian Airline, 1963-1974. Undersecretary Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, 1967-1972. Lecturer economics and commerce University Jordan, Amman, 1967-1979.

Minister transport and tourism, 1972. Minister of tourism and antiquities, 1972-1979. Chairman Jordan Hotels and Resthouses Corporation, 1973-1979.

Special envoy World Tourism Organization, 1980. Ambassador Permanent Republican of Jordan to the United Nations, Geneva, 1980-1985. Member United Nations Commission Human Rights, Geneva, 1980-1985.

Assistant director-general International Labour Organization, Geneva, Arab region, since 1986.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles and booklets on tourism to professional journals.

Membership

Member Arab Tourist Union (president 1964, 70). Clubs: Royal Automobile (director 1966-1975), SKal (honorary president 1975-1985).

Connections

Married Jalia al Imam, May 4, 1959. Children: Sireen, Salwa, Zaki.

father:
Zaki Barakat

mother:
Fatmeh Barakat

spouse:
Jalia al Imam

child:
Sireen Barakat

child:
Salwa Barakat

child:
Zaki Barakat