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The Cabinet
House of Notables - Senators
Lower House of the Parliament

Government of Prime Minister Marouf Bakhit
The Prime Minister and Ministers were sworn in before His Majesty King Abdullah II and in the presence of the royal family members in a ceremony at the Royal Court on February 9, 2011. Following are the members of the new Cabinet appointed: 

 

Prime Minister and Defense Minister
Marouf Bakhit
Tel: 464 - 1211  Fax: 464 - 2520  Website: www.pm.gov.jo

Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs
Riyad Abu Karaki

Minister of Foreign Affairs
Nasser Judeh
Tel: 464 - 4311  Fax: 465 - 0859  Website: www.mfa.gov.jo 

Minister of Justice
Hussein Mujalli
Tel: 465 - 3533  Fax: 464 - 3197 
Website: www.moj.gov.jo 

State Minister for Prime Ministry Affairs
Mohammad Udinat 

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior
Sa'ad Hayel Sorrour
Tel: 569 - 1141  Fax: 560 - 6908 Website: www.moi.gov.jo

Minister of Education
Tayseer Nuaimi
Tel: 560 - 7181  Fax: 566 - 6019  Website: www.moe.gov.jo 

Minister of Finance
Mohammad Abu Hammour
Tel: 560 - 7191  Fax :568 - 4692  Website: www.mof.gov.jo

Minister of State for Media Affairs and Communications
Taher Adwan

Minister of Planning and International Cooperation
Jaafar Hassan
Tel: 464 - 4466  Fax: 464 - 9341  Website: www.mop.gov.jo 

Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research
Wajih Owais
Tel: 534 - 7671 Fax: 533 - 7616  Website: www.mohe.gov.jo 

Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs
Abdul Rahim Okour
Tel: 566 - 6141  Fax: 560 - 2254 
Website: www.awqaf.gov.jo

Minister of Water and Irrigation
Mohammad Najjar
Tel: 563 - 3100  Fax: 568 - 0075  Website: www.mwi.gov.jo

Minister of Labour
Mahmoud Kafaween
Tel: 569 - 8186  Fax:566 - 7193  Website: www.mol.gov.jo

Minister of Tourism and Antiquities
Haifa Abu Ghazaleh
Tel: 464 - 2311  Fax: 464 - 8465  Website: www.mota.gov.jo

Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources
Khaled Touqan
Tel: 586 - 3326   Fax: 586 - 5714  Website: www.memr.gov.jo 

Minister of Social Development
Salwa Dhamen
Tel: 593 - 1518  Fax: 560 - 7519  Website: www.mosd.gov.jo

Minister of Public Works and Housing
Yahia Kisbi
Tel: 585 - 0470  Fax: 585 - 7590
Tel: 551 - 8111  Fax: 552 - 7233  Website: www.mpwh.gov.jo
 

Minister of Municipal Affairs
Hazim Qashou
Tel: 464 - 1393  Fax: 464 - 0404  

Minister of Culture
Tariq Masarwah
Tel: 569 - 6598  Fax: 569 - 6218   Website: www.culture.gov.jo

Minister of Health
Yaseen Husban
Tel: 566 - 5131  Fax: 568 - 8373  Website: www.moh.gov.jo 

Minister of Industry and Trade
Hani Mulqi
Tel: 560 - 7191  Fax :568 - 4692  Website: www.mit.gov.jo

Minister of Environment
Taher Shakhshir
Tel: 556 - 0113   Fax: 556 - 0288   Website: www.moenv.gov.jo 

Minister of Information and Communications Technology 
Atef Tal
Tel: 585 - 9001  Fax: 582 - 5262  Website: www.mopc.gov.jo

Minister of Transportation
Mohannad Qudah
Tel: 551-8111 Fax: 552-7233  Website: www.mot.gov.jo

Minister of State and Minister of Agriculture
Samir Habashneh
Tel: 568-6151  Fax: 568-6310  Website: www.moa.gov.jo

Minister of Public Sector Reform & Minister of Political Development
Mazen Saket
 

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Members of the Jordanian Upper House of Parliament
A Royal Decree was issued dissolving the 55-member Upper House as of November 25, 2010. Another decree was also issued appointing the 60 members of the new Senate. The new number of senators is consistent with the increase in the Lower House seats to 120 under the new temporary Elections Law. The Constitution limits the number of senators to a maximum of 50 per cent of that of House members.
The new Senate includes nine women, veteran statesmen, businessmen, academicians, opposition leaders and other members of the political, social and economic elite, according to the list.

 

  1. Taher Masri (Senate President)
  2. Fayez Tarawneh
  3. Abdur-Ra’uf S. Rawabdeh
  4. Marouf Bakhit
  5. Abdul Hadi Majali
  6. Marwan Hmoud
  7. Taher Hikmat
  8. Laila Sharaf
  9. Riad Shakaa
  10. Awad Khleifat
  11. Hamdi Tabbaa
  12. Mohammad Hamdan
  13. Mohammad Sqour
  14. Amin Mahmoud
  15. Tawfiq Kreishan
  16. Abdul Ilah Khatib
  17. Kamal Nasser
  18. Aqel Biltaji
  19. Saleh Qallab
  20. Hatem Halawani
  21. Abed Shakhanbeh
  22. Salah Al Din Bashir
  23. Nabil Sharif
  24. Amal Farhan
  25. Mohammad Ali Alawneh
  26. Sharif Zu’bi
  27. Suhair Al-Ali
  28. Bassem Salem
  29. Hamad Kasasbeh
  30. Maha Khatib
  31. Tayseer Nueimi
  32. Ayman Odeh
  33. Ghaleb Zu’bi
  34. Michel Hamarneh
  35. Umayya Toukan
  36. Daoud Hanania
  37. Khalid Sarayreh
  38. Mustafa Fayyad
  39. Alia Abu Tayeh
  40. Wijdan Saket
  41. Abdul Hamid Shoman
  42. Nawal Faouri
  43. Ahmad Ayed Ajarmeh
  44. Jaafar Hneiti
  45. Abdul Majeed Thneibat
  46. Taher Fawwaz
  47. Nazih Ammarin
  48. Abdullah Habahbeh
  49. Nael Kabariti
  50. Mohammad Roud
  51. Ihsan Shordom
  52. Mahmoud Abbadi
  53. Nirmeen Harbi
  54. Ghazi Jbour
  55. Mahmoud Zghoul
  56. Talal Abu Ghazaleh
  57. Nadim Muasher
  58. Khalid Sharif
  59. Rima Naseef Batshoun
  60. Mazen Darwazeh

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Lower House of Parliament
The 16th Jordanian Parliament