Bisher Al Khasawneh
: بشر الخصاونة
; born 27 January 1969)
is a Jordanian politician and diplomat who has served as Prime Minister of Jordan
and Minister of Defense since 12 October 2020.
Al-Khasawneh was an ambassador of Jordan to Egypt
, African Union
, League of Arab States
and to UNESCO
. He also served as Coordinator General and Director of the Peace Process and Negotiations Bureau in Jordan.
He served as Minister of State for Foreign Affairs between 2016 and 2017. He subsequently was Minister of State for Legal Affairs between 2017 and 2018. He served as the adviser to King Abdullah II
for Communication and Coordination at The Royal Hashemite Court
between April 2019 and August 2020. Until his appointment as Prime Minister Al-Khasawneh served as the adviser to the King for policies.
Life and career
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- ^ Mina Aldroubi (8 October 2020). "Jordan diplomat Bisher Al Khasawneh faces tough challenges as PM". The National news. Archived from the original on 17 October 2020.
- ^ "Royal Decree approves new Cabinet headed by Khasawneh". The Jordan Times. 13 October 2020. Archived from the original on 15 October 2020.
- ^ Neha Bhatia (14 October 2020). "Bisher al-Khasawneh forms new Jordan government". MEED. Archived from the original on 17 October 2020.
- ^ "PM: Jordan secures 3m doses of COVID-19 vaccine". Middle East Monitor. 2021-01-04. Retrieved 2021-02-14.
- ^ "SOAS alumnus becomes Prime Minister of Jordan". SOAS Blog. 2020-10-09. Retrieved 2021-02-20.
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