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

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 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.

Faisal Fayez: Prime Minister and Defense Minister

Dr. Marwan Muasher: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Prime Ministry Affairs and Government Performance

Dr. Hani Mulki: Minister of Foreign Affairs

Dr. Salah Bashir: Minister of Justice

Samir Habashneh: Minister of Interior

Dr. Khalid Touqan: Minister of Education

Dr. Ahmad Hilayel: Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs

Dr. Hazem Nasser: Minister of Water and Irrigation

Dr. Mohammad Abu Hammour: Minister of Finance

Amjad Majali: Minister of Labor

Dr. Alia Hattough-Bouran: Minister of Tourism and Antiquities

Azmi Khreisat: Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources

Riyad Abu Karaki: Minister of Social Development

Raed Abu Saud: Minister of Public Works and Housing

Dr. Issam Zabalawi: Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research

Dr. Amal Farhan: Minister of Municipal Affairs

Asma Khader: Minister of Culture and Government Spokesperson

Saeed Darwazeh: Minister of Health

Nayef Hadid: Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs

Dr. Ahmad Hindawi: Minister of Industry & Trade

Dr. Yousef Shureiqi: Minister of the Environment

Nadia Saeed: Minister of Information and Communications Technology

Fahd Abul Athem Ensour: Minister of State for Legal Affairs

Soud Nsairat: Minister of Transport

Dr. Munther Shara: Minister of Political Development

Dr. Ahmad Masaadeh: Minister of State for Public Reforms

Dr. Sharari Shakhanbeh: Minister of Agriculture

Dr. Tayseer Al Smadi: Minister of Planning and International Cooperation