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Libyan government official

Shokri Ghanem, Libyan government official.

Background

Ghanem, Shokri was born on October 9, 1942 in Tripoli, Libya. Son of Mohamed G. and Zohra El Majresi.

Education

Bachelor in Economics, University Libya, Benghazi, 1963. Master of Arts in Economics, Fletcher School Law & Diplomacy, Boston, 1972. Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy, Fletcher School Law & Diplomacy, Boston, 1973.

Doctor of Philosophy in International Economics, Fletcher School Law & Diplomacy, Boston, 1975.

Career

Deputy director, director foreign trade Ministry of Economy, Tripoli, Libya, 1963-1968. Director marketing, undersecretary, chief advisory Ministry of Petroleum, Libya, 1968-1977. Chief economist Arab Development Institute, Libya, 1977-1988.

Professor international economics Al-Fateh University, Libya, 1988-1993. Director research division Organization Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Vienna, 1993—2002, head, Libyan delegate. Minister economy & trade Government of Libya, Tripoli, 2002—2003, prime minister, 2003—2006, chairman management committee, National Oil Corporation, since 2006.

Academic visitor, School Oriental and African Studies University London, 1982—1984.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Pricing of Libyan Crude Oil, 1975, The Petrochemical Industry in the Arab World, 1984, The Rise and Fall of an Exclusive Club, 1985. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Connections

Married Nagat Elhadi Ben Kura, August 2, 1952. Children: Mohamed, Ghada, Nahla, Aiya.

father:
Mohamed G.

mother:
Zohra El Majresi

spouse:
Nagat Elhadi Ben Kura

child:
Mohamed Ghanem

child:
Ghada Ghanem

child:
Nahla Ghanem

child:
Aiya Ghanem