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Ayman Hazza' al-Majali

 

Ayman Hazza' al-Majali

Ayman Hazza' al-Majali
Ayman Majali (left) King Hussein of Jordan (right)
Deputy Prime Minister
In office
15 January 2000 – 18 June 2000
Minister of Information & Minister of Youth
In office
1 September 1999 – 18 June 2000
Chief Of Royal Protocol
In office
1993–1999
Member Of Parliament
In office
2010–2012
Personal details
Born February 20, 1949
Amman
Relations Hazza' al-Majali, Hussein Al-Majali, Habis al-Majali, Princess Taghrid, King Hussein of Jordan King Abdullah II
Residence Amman, Jordan
Alma mater Lebanese University

Ayman Hazza' al-Majali (Arabic: أيمن هزاع المجالي) is the former Deputy Prime Minister of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. He is the son of Jordan's late Premier Hazza' al-Majali.[1] As a Member of Jordan's House of Representatives he also headed the parliament's Lower House Finance Committee.[2][3]

Contents

  • Career 1
  • Family 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Career

Al-Majali received his bachelor's degree in History from the Lebanese University in 1973. He began his political career working in the Jordanian Foreign Ministry before he became an attache at the Jordanian Embassy in Washington. In 1976 al-Majali returned to Jordan and was appointed acting Chief of Protocol for the foreign ministry until 1980 when he became the Director of the office of Queen Noor of Jordan. In 1993 King Hussein of Jordan appointed al-Majali as his Chief of Royal Protocol and with time he became one of the King's top advisers.[4][5]

After the kings death in 1999, King Abdullah II heir to Jordans throne, appointed al-Majali as Deputy Prime Minister during the government of Prime Minister Abdelraouf al-Rawabdeh on March 4.[6]

In 2010 al-Majali won the Jordanian Parliamentary elections and became a Member of Parliament representing the city of Al Karak. He was then elected head of Jordans Lower House Finance Committee.[7]

Family

He is one of five children born to late Jordanian Prime Minister Hazza' al-Majali. His eldest brother, Amjad Hazza' al-Majali, served as the Jordanian Ambassador in Bahrain and Greece, and eventually became Minster of Labor during the government of Ali Abu al-Ragheb.[8] His brother, Lt. Gen. Hussein Al-Majali, is the of Interior and Minister of Municipal and Rural affairs.[9] His sister Princess Taghrid, is married to Prince Muhammad bin Talal, the brother of King Hussein and uncle of King Abdullah II.[10][11]

References

  1. ^ King names Rawabdeh to head new government
  2. ^ http://www.jordantimes.com/index.php?news=42208 Smart cards proposed as means to target gov’t subsidies - Jordan Times
  3. ^ http://jordantimes.com/index.php?news=33941 Lower House wants number of independent gov’t entities cut to 42 - Jordan Times
  4. ^ http://www.jweekly.com/includes/print/10122/article/hussein-s-death-leaves-israel-jordan-in-flux/ Hussein’s death leaves Israel, Jordan in flux | Friday, February 12, 1999 | by MATTHEW DORF
  5. ^ http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-1995-06-09/html/95-13832.htm Clintons Schedule Hillary Clinton's activities as First Lady, 1993-2001 | Page 1806
  6. ^ http://www.jordanembassyus.org/030699001.htm King names Rawabdeh to head new government
  7. ^ The Arab center: the promise of moderation By Marwan Muasher
  8. ^ http://www.bna.bh/portal/en/news/365694?date=2011-04-15 Labor Minister receives ALO director general 05/01/2004
  9. ^ Public Security Directorate - Jordan
  10. ^ http://www.kinghussein.gov.jo/prince_muhammad.html Biographical Information | H.R.H. Prince Muhammad Bin Talal The Personal Representative of His Majesty the King
  11. ^ "The Royal Forums". The Royal Forums. Retrieved 2012-02-04. 

External links

  • Prime Ministry of Jordan website
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