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Prime Minister of Jordan

Samir Zaid al-Rifai, former prime minister of Jordan. Former chairman Royal Committee to Promote Investment, The Amman Message Preparatory Committee; former member Committee on Interfaith, Higher Steering Committee for Peace Process; former board member The King Abdullah Award Excellence and Transparency in th Public Sector.

Background

Al-Rifai, Samir Zaid was born in 1966.

Education

Bachelor in Middle East Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1988. Master of Philosophy in International Relations, Cambridge University, United Kingdom, 1989.

Career

Secretary general Royal Hashemite Court, Jordan. Head King Abdullah II Press Office and Communications Department, Jordan. Minister of Royal Hashemite Court Government of Jordan, 2003—2005, advisor to King Abdullah II, 2005.

Chief Executive Officer Jordan Dubai Capital, 2005—2009. Prime minister, minister defense Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, 2009—2011. Board directors Housing Bank Trade and Finance, King's Academy, Energy Management Services Company, Inwan Investment PLC, Saraya Aqaba.

Chairman Central Electricity Generating Company PLC, Juris Doctor Properties, Jordan Dubai Energy Company, Enara Energy Investment, Kingdom Electric Company.

Membership

Former chairman Royal Committee to Promote Investment, The Amman Message Preparatory Committee. Former member Committee on Interfaith, Higher Steering Committee for Peace Process. Former board member The King Abdullah Award Excellence and Transparency in th Public Sector.