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Hakam Balawi

Sector : Public Figures, Public Figures

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1934
  • Age: 81
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Born in Al-Bala’, near Tulkarem, in 1934; holds Diplomas in Administration, Journalism and Education; from 1968 to 1978, Deputy Head of Fateh’s Central Information Committee; former Palestinian Ambassador to Libya (1973-75) and Tunisia (1983-94); member of the Fateh Central Committee since Aug. 1989; Fateh representative to the PLO Central Council; member of the Fateh Revolutionary Council; returned to Palestine after the Oslo Accords and became Commissioner-General of the National Security Agencies and Secretary of National Security Council from 1994 to 1996; elected PLC member for the Tulkarem constituency (Fateh) in the Jan. 1996 elections; Minister of the Interior representing Occupied Palestine in the Council of Arab Interior Ministers; PNC member; became Cabinet Secretary in the cabinet of PM Mahmoud Abbas on 30 April 2003; appointed as acting Interior Minister by the Palestinian National Security Council on 16 Oct. 2003 and then as Interior Minister of the Ahmed Qrei’a cabinet of Nov. 2003 (until Feb. 2005); was re-elected as PLC member (Fateh list) in the Jan. 2006 elections; in addition to his political career, he enjoys writing literature and was Secretary of the Union of Palestinian Journalists and Writers.


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