|President of the Syrian Social Nationalist Party|
|Minister of State|
|Political party||Syrian Social Nationalist Party|
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Qanso was Minister for Labour of Lebanon in the government of Rafiq Hariri from 2000 to 2003. He was for the 2nd time head of the Syrian Social Nationalist Party from 5 August 2005 to July 2008. He again entered into government in July 2008 as Minister of State under Fouad Siniora with the backing of Hezbollah as part of the March 8 Alliance, although his appointment caused controversy[why?] and was initially vetoed by Siniora.
- "Lebanon's Who's Who". Arab Gateway. Retrieved 23 October 2012.
- CIA World Factbook - Lebanon. Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments. 7/25/2008
- Ibrahim, Alia (12 July 2008). "Lebanese Form National Unity Government". Washington Post. pp. A07. Retrieved 14 January 2009.
Ali Qanso, Minister of Labor, Lebanon
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|Date of birth||1948|
|Place of birth||Doueir, Lebanon|
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