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Ali Abu al-Ragheb

His Excellency
Ali Abu al-Ragheb
Prime Minister of Jordan
In office
21 July 2003 – 22 October 2003
Monarch Abdullah II
Preceded by Ali Abu al-Ragheb (second term)
Succeeded by Faisal al-Fayez
Prime Minister of Jordan
In office
14 January 2002 – 20 July 2003
Monarch Abdullah II
Preceded by Ali Abu al-Ragheb (first term)
Succeeded by Ali Abu al-Ragheb (third term)
Prime Minister of Jordan
In office
19 June 2000 – 14 January 2002
Preceded by Abdelraouf al-Rawabdeh
Succeeded by Ali Abu al-Ragheb (second term)
Personal details
Born Ali Hussein Abu al-Ragheb
Alma mater University of Tennessee
Profession Civil engineer
Religion Islam

Ali Abu al-Ragheb (Arabic: علي أبو الراغب‎) (born 1946) was the Prime Minister of Jordan from June 19, 2000 until October 25, 2003. He resigned and was replaced by Faisal al-Fayez.

Prime Minister Ali Abu Ragheb was born in Amman, Jordan in 1946. He obtained his BSc in Civil Engineering in 1967 from the University of Tennessee in the United States.[1]

Abu Ragheb was partner and managing director of National Engineering and Contracting Co from 1971-1991. He later served as Minister of Industry and Trade in 1991 and in 1995. He was also appointed as Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources in 1991-1993 and was elected to the Jordanian parliament in 1993. Abu Ragheb was appointed Prime Minister and Minister of Defense on 19 June 2000.


  • Decorations 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


See also


  1. ^ Commencement address at University of Tennessee

External links

  • Prime Ministry of Jordan website
Political offices
Preceded by
Abdelraouf al-Rawabdeh
Prime Minister of Jordan
Succeeded by
Faisal al-Fayez
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