Ahmed Qureia Forms New Cabinet

(February 24, 2005)


Ahmed Qureia (Abu Ala) - (Fatah) Prime Minister

Nasser Yousef - (Fatah) Interior Minister

Salem Fayyad - (Independent) Finance Minister

Nasser Al-Kidwa - (Fatah) Foreign Minister

Nabil Shaath - (Fatah) Deputy Prime Minister and Information Minister

Naim Abul Humous - (Fatah) Education Minister

Mohammed Dahlan - (Fatah) Civil Affairs

Zahira Kamal - (Palestine Democratic Union) Women's Affairs

Ghassan Khatib - (Palestinian People's Party) Planning:

Hassan Abu Libdeh - (Fatah) Labor and Social Affairs

Yehiyeh Yakhlof - (Fatah) Minister of Culture

Sufian Abu Zaydeh - (Fatah) Prisoners' Affairs

Walid Abed Rabbo - Agriculture

Sabri Saidam - Communications and Technology:

Zohni al-Waheidi - Health

Khaled Qawasmeh - Local Affairs

Mohammed Ishtayeh - Housing and Public Works

Mazen Sonokrot - Economic Affairs

Ziad Bandak - Tourism

Saed-Eddine Khurma - Transportation

Farid Jalad - Justice

Saher Bseiso - (Fatah) Youth and Sports

Ahmed Majdalani - Minister Without Portfolio

Yousef Salameh - Religious Affairs

Hind Khoury - Minister Without Portfolio

Samir Hleileh - Secretary General of the Cabinet


Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer, (February 24, 2005)