Bachelor of Science in Military Science, Bagdad University, 1946. Diploma Advanced Engineering, Engineering School, Gillingham, England, 1956.
Joined, Jordan Armed Forces, 1949; appointed commander Royal Engineers, Jordan Armed Forces, 1959; director construction department, East Ghor Canal authority, 1962-1967; manager, Amalgamated Chemist Company Trade Company, 1967-1970; joined, Public Security, Jordan, 1971; commissioned major general, deputy director, Jordan, 1981; retired, Jordan, 1981; member royal committee, Mo'uta U., 1978-1981; managing director, Aladdin Industries Company Ltd., Amman, Jordan, since 1981.
Member Jordan Trade Association (chairman), Orthodox Educational Society (member board), Society Prevention Road Accident, Jordan Italy Friendship Society, Jordan Yugoslavi Friendship Society, Royal Society Conservation of Nature, Salt Development Organization, Amman Rotary Club, Board Directors Young Men's Christian Association.
Married Nawal Abdelnour Qaqish, June 16, 1954. Children: Sawsan, Nabil, Raed, Ghada.