Kawkab Sabah al-Daya

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Kawkab Sabah al-Daya
Minister of State for Environment Affairs
Incumbent
Assumed office
14 April 2011
President Bashar al-Assad
Prime Minister Adel Safar
Preceded by self
Minister of State for Environment Affairs
In office
23 April 2009 – 29 March 2011
President Bashar al-Assad
Prime Minister Mohammad Najji Outri
Succeeded by self
Personal details
Born Banias, Syria
Political party Syrian Regional Branch of the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party
Children three
Alma mater University of Damascus

Kawkab Sabah al-Daya is the current Minister of State for Environment Affairs for Syria.

Early life, education and career[edit]

Al-Daya was born in the Banias in 1962. She earned a pharmacy degree and a doctorate from the University of Damascus. She was a professor at the University of Damascus, appointed Associate Minister of Health in 1993, and Director of Health, Environment and Population Bureau in the General Federation of Women. She was appointed the first Minister of State for Environment Affairs on 23 April 2009, the day after Earth Day.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Al-Daya is married and has three children.

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