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|Minister of Energy and Water|
13 June 2011
|Prime Minister||Najib Mikati|
|Born||21 June 1970|
|Political party||Free Patriotic Movement|
|Alma mater||American University of Beirut|
Gebran Gerge Bassil (Arabic: جبران جرجي باسيل) is a Lebanese politician.
Early life and education
Bassil is a member of the Free Patriotic Movement. He served as the minister of telecommunications in the Lebanese cabinet led by Fouad Siniora from May 2008 to June 2009, and then as the minister of energy in the cabinet headed by Saad Hariri before he issued the statement that March 8 would quit the government.[clarification needed] Bassil lost the general elections held in 2005 and in 2009. He has been serving as the minister of energy and water in the cabinet headed by Najib Mikati since June 2011, and assumed the role of Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants as of February 2014.
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