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Syria decides new government line-up

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday named three new ministers in a reshuffle that follows the defection of his former prime minister, who was replaced last week

Reuters, Thursday 16 Aug 2012
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Following is the new cabinet list:

Prime Minister: Wael al-Halaqi (former health minister)
Defence Minister: General Daoud Rajha
Foreign Minister: Walid Muallem
Interior Minister: Mohammed al-Shaar
Local Administration Minister: Omar Ghalawanji
Domestic Trade and Consumer Protection Minister: Qadri Jamil
Communications and Technology Minister: Imad Abdel-Ghani Sabouni
Waqf (religious endowment) Minister: Mohammed Abdel-Sattar Sayyed
Presidential Affairs Minister: Mansour Azzam
Justice Minister: Najem Hamad al-Ahmad (new)
Finance Minister: Mohammed Jleilati
Health Minister: Saad Assalam al-Nayef (new)
Tourism Minister: Hala Mohammed al-Nasser
Electricity Minister: Imad Mohammed Dib Khamis
Hydraulic Resources Minister: Bassam Hana
Agriculture Minister: Sobhi Ahmad Abdallah
Higher Education Minister: Mohammed Yahia Moalla
Education Minister: Hazwan al-Wazz
Economy and Foreign Trade Minister: Mohammed Mhabak
Industry Minister: Adnan Abdu as-Sahni (new)
Transportation Minister: Mahmud Said
Housing and Urban Development Minister: Safwan Assaf
Public Works Minister: Yasser Sibai
Oil and Mineral Resources Minister: Said Hneidi
Culture Minister: Lubana Mushaweh
Social Affairs and Labour Minister: Jassem Zakaria
Information Minister: Omran al-Zohbi
Minister of State for National Reconciliation: Ali Haidar
Minister of State for Environmental Affairs: Nazira Sarkis
Minister of State: Hussein Farzat
Minister of State: Joseph Suweid
Minister of State: Mohammed Turki al-Sayyed
Minister of State: Najmeddin Khreit
Minister of State: Abdallah Khalil Hussein
Minister of State: Jamal Shahin

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