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The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is a constitutional monarchy with representative government. The reigning monarch, His Majesty King Abdullah II, is the Head of State, the Chief Executive and the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed forces. The king exercises his executive authority through the Prime Minister and the Council of Ministers, or Cabinet. The cabinet is responsible before the elected House of Deputies which, along with the House of Notables (Senate), constitutes the legislative branch of the government. The judicial branch is an independent branch of the government.

Government of H.E. Dr. Abdullah Al nsour Cabinet List of 30 March 2013:

His Majesty King Abdullah II on Saturday (March 30th) swore in a new government, headed by Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour and comprising 18 ministers, including one woman.

Ensour formed the new government – the smallest in four decades – after marathon consultations with parliamentarians. After general elections in January, the king accepted the resignation of the previous government, which customarily stands down after a parliamentary election, and tasked Ensour, the incumbent prime minister, with forming a new government.

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Government of H.E. Dr. Abdullah Al nsour Cabinet List of 10 October 2012:

A Royal Decree was issued on Wednesday 10/10/2012 approving a new government led by H.E. Dr. Abdullah Al nsour.

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Government of H.E. Prime Minister Fayez Tarawneh Cabinet List of 02 May 2012:

A Royal Decree was issued on Wednesday 02/05/2012 approving a new government led by Fayez Tarawneh.

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Government of H.E. Prime Minister Awn Khasawneh Cabinet List of 24 October 2011:

A Royal Decree was issued on Monday 24/10/2011 approving the new government formed by Prime Minister Awn Khasawneh.

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Government of H.E. Prime Minister Marouf Bakhit Cabinet List of 09 February 2011:

A Royal Decree was issued on Wednesday 09/02/2011 approving the new government formed by Prime Minister Marouf Bakhit.

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Government of H.E. Prime Minister Samir Rifai Cabinet List of 14 December 2009:

A Royal Decree was issued on Monday 14/12/2009 approving the government formed by Prime Minister Samir Rifai.

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Government of H.E. Prime Minister Nader Al Dahabi Cabinet List after the reshuffle of 23 February 2009:

A Royal Decree was issued on Monday endorsing a government reshuffle that saw 10 ministers joining Prime Minister Nader Dahabi’s team, while five incumbent ministers were entrusted with new portfolios.

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Government of H.E. Prime Minister Nader Al Dahabi Cabinet List of 25 November 2007:

On November 25, 2007, Prime Minister Nader Al Dahabi announced the formation of a 27-member Cabinet, including eight ministers who served in the former Cabinet of Marouf Bakhit.

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Government of H.E. Prime Minister Marouf Bakhit Cabinet List after the reshuffle of 22 November 2006:

On November 22, 2006, Prime Minister Marouf Bakhit reshuffled his Cabinet, bringing in three former ministers and six newcomers with the aim to reinforce government plans.
His Majesty King Abdullah swore in the new ministers and a Royal Decree endorsed the reshuffle.
The new government is to enhance socio-economic programs that would positively reflect on the citizens' living conditions, as well as enact laws governing political parties, municipalities and the press.

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Government of H.E. Prime Minister Marouf Bakhit Cabinet List of 27 November 2005:

On November 27, 2005, Prime Minister Marouf Bakhit announced the formation of a 23-member Cabinet, including nine ministers who served in the former Cabinet of Adnan Badran, four public figures who previously held ministerial posts and 10 newcomers representing public and private sector as well as the civil service.

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Government of H.E. Adnan Badran Cabinet List of 7 April 2005:

On April 7, 2005 Prime Minister Adnan Badran announced the formation of a 25-member Cabinet, including 12 ministers who served in the former Cabinet as well as prominent personalities from the private sector and civil service.

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List of Prime Minister Faisal Fayez's Cabinet members after the reshuffle of October 24, 2004:

On October 24, 2004 the long-awaited reshuffle of the Cabinet was sealed when His Majesty King Abdullah accepted the oath of office of 10 new ministers and the resignation of three. The heftier line-up, which raised the number of Prime Minister Faisal Fayez's Cabinet members from 21 to 28, introduced a previous minister and nine first-timers. It also increased the number of women ministers from an unprecedented three to a new record of four.

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Government of H.E. Faisal El-Fayez Cabinet List of 25 October 2003:

On October 25, 2003 His Majesty King Abdullah swore in a new 21-member Cabinet led by Prime Minister Faisal Fayez and grouping former ministers as well as new faces, mainly young technocrats, including an unprecedented three women.
His Majesty with Cabinet Ministers of October 25, 2003.

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