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Mohammed Rashid Al-Jabari

Mohammed Rashid Al-Jabari

Sector : Government Officials , Officials

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  • Country of residence : Palestine
  • Gender : Male
  • Born in : 1942
  • Age : 79
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“Mohammed Rashid” “Mohammed Ali” Ahmed al-Jabari (Abu Safwat; born May 1, 1942 in Hebron – died May 6, 2020) was a Palestinian politician. He was Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Hebron University, and the first Governor of Bethlehem Governorate.

Muhammad Rashid Al-Jabari was born in the city of Hebron on May 1, 1942, during the British Mandate period over Palestine. His father, Muhammad Ali al-Jabari, was mayor of Hebron from 1948 until the West Bank local elections in 1976, and president of the Jericho Conference, held to support the unification of the West Bank with Jordan in 1950.

Between 1967 and 1971, Al-Jabari worked as an educational director, and in 1972 he assumed the duties of Director General of the Education Directorate of the Hebron District and continued in the position until 1996.

Al-Jabari contributed to the founding of Hebron University in 1971, and between 1978 and 1984 he was Chairman of the University's Board of Trustees.

He was appointed in 1996 as Governor of Bethlehem Governorate, and was its first governor and held the position until he was transferred to the Palestinian Ministry of Interior on October 4, 2001.

his death
Al-Jabari passed away on May 6, 2020, corresponding to Ramadan 13, 1441 AH, at the age of 78.

Called by Hebron University in a statement issued. Archbishop Atallah Hanna of the Greek Orthodox archbishop of Sebastia also mourned him, describing him as “distinguished by his wisdom, sobriety, humility, humanity, and his constant keenness to devote a culture of love, brotherhood, coexistence and national unity among all our people.”



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