Samir Habashneh : biography
Samir Habashneh (born 1951) is the Minister of State and Minister of Agriculture for Jordan. He is a former Minister of the Interior.
Born in 1951, Habashneh earned his BSc in agricultural engineering from Baghdad University in 1974. He worked in the Agricultural Cooperative Society and then as a consultant at the Ministry of Youth in 1992. In 1993, he became a deputy in Parliament, representing the southern Governorate of Karak. He was appointed Minister of Culture in 1995 and became a senator in 2001. He was a member of the Jordan First Committee and a member in the Jordanian Parties Committee. He was the Minister of the Interior until April 2005., serving since 9 February 2011.
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