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Palestinian Authority: Palestinian Cabinet

(November 2003)

Ahmed Qureia (Abu Ala)* - Prime Minister & Information and Muslim Waqf (religious trust)

Hakam Balawi* - Interior Minister

Salem Fayyad (Independent) - Finance Minister

Saeb Erekat* - Minister for Negotiations with Israel

Nabeel Qassis (Independent) - Planning Minister

Nabil Sh'ath* - Foreign Minister

Ghassan Khatib (Palestinian People's Party) - Labour Minister

Rouhi Fatouh - Agriculture Minister

Zahira Kamel - Minister for Women’s affairs (new position)

Hisham Abdel Razek* - Minister for Prison Affairs

Naim Abu Humous* - Education Minister

Mitri Abu Aita* - Tourism Minister

Azzam Ahmed* - Communications and Technology Minister

Abdel Rahman Hamad* - Housing Minister

Maher Masri* - Minister of Economy and Trade

Azzam Shawwa* - Energy Minister

Nahed al-Rayes* - Justice Minister

Jawad Tibi* - Health Minister

Intisar al-Wazir* - Social Welfare Minister

Jamal Shobaki*- Minister for Local Government

Yahya Khalaf* - Culture Minister

Hikmat Zeid* - Transportation Minister

Salah Ta’mari* - Minister for Sports and Youth

Jamil Tarifi* - Minister for Civil Affairs

Suleiman Abu Sneineh* - Minister of State for Law

Kadura Fares* - Government Minister Without Portfolio

(* indicates Fatah member)

Sources: BICOM