Mitri Abu Aita
(1941 - )
Born in 1941 in Bethlehem,
Mr. Abu Aita is married.
Elected in 1996 to the PLC, Mr. Abu Aita served as
the Deputy Speaker of the Palestinian
Leglislative Council (PLC) from 1996 to 1998. In 1998, he served
as the Minister of Tourism and was later appointed as the Minister of
Transportation in June 2002. In 2003, he was nominated as the Minister
of Tourism for the new Palestinian Authority Cabinet. He is a member
An active lawyer, Mr. Abu Aita served as the Chairman
of the Jordan Bar Association from 1994 to 1998 and was involved in
the hotel and tourist industry for more than 20 years.
Mr. Abu Aita holds a B.A. in Law (Damascus University).