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Taher Nashat Masri

diplomatist

Taher MASRI, Jordanian diplomatist. Order of Al-Kawkab (Jordan) 1974; Order of Isabela la Catolica (Spain) 1978; Order of Merit (Fed.

Background

Masri, Taher Nashat was born on March 5, 1942 in Nablus, Jordan. Son of Nashat and Hadiyyah (Solh) Masri.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, North Texas State University, Denton, 1965.

Career

Deputy chief department finance Center Bank of Jordan, 1965-1973. Member Lower House of Parliament, Jordan, 1973-1974, 84-88, 89-93, 93-97. Minister of state for occupied territory affairs, 1973-1974.

Ambassador to Spain, 1975-1978. Ambassador to France, 1978-1983. Representative United Nations Educational, 1978-1983, European Economic Community, 1978-1980.

Ambassador to United Kingdom, 1983-1984. Minister foreign affairs, 1984-1988, 91. Deputy prime minister, minister economic affairs, 1989.

Chairman foreign relations committee, 1989-1991. Prime minister, minister defense, 1991. Speaker Lower House of Parliament, 1993-1994, since 2005.

Member Upper House of Parliament (senate), 1998—2001, since 2005. Member, reporter Royal Committee for Drafting National Chapter.

Membership

Chairman, board trustees Jordan University of Science and Technology, since 1998.

Connections

Married Samar Bitar Masri, December 31, 1967. Children: Nashat, Nadine.

father:
Nashat Masri

mother:
Hadiyyah (Solh) Masri

spouse:
Samar Bitar Masri

child:
Nashat Masri

child:
Nadine Masri