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

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.


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.

Prime Minister & Minister of Defense, Mr. Faisal El-Fayez

Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Industry & Trade, Dr. Mohammad Halaiqa

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Marwan Muasher

Minister of Political Development a& Parliamentary Affairs, Mohammad Daoudieh

Minister of Information & Communication Technology & Minister of Administrative Development, Dr. Fawwaz Zu'bi

Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Dr. Bassem Awadallah

Minister of Justice and Minister of State for Prime Ministry Affairs, Dr. Salahid
din Al-Bashir

Minister of Interior, Samir Habashneh

Minister of Education, Dr. Khalid Toukan

Minister of Awqaf & Islamic Affairs, Dr. Ahmed Hilayel

Minister of Water & Irrigation & Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Hazim Nasser

Minister of Finance, Dr. Mohammad Abu Hammour

Minister of Labor, Amjad Majali

Minister of Environment & Tourism, Dr. Alia Hattough-Bouran

Minister of Energy & Mineral Resources, Azmi Khreisat

Minister of Social Development, Riyad Abu Karaki

Minister of Public Works & Housing, Raed Abu Saoud

Minister of Higher Education & Scientific Research, Dr. Issam Za'balawi

Minister of Municipal Affairs, Dr. Amal Hamad Al Farhan

Minister of State and the government spokesperson, Asma Khader

Minister of Health, Saeed Darwazeh