Michel Pharaon

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Michel Pharaon (Arabic: ميشال فرعون‎), a Lebanese politician, and the current Minister of Tourism in Lebanon.[1] He was the Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs in the Fouad Siniora government.[2] He is a member of the Lebanese Parliament. In the general election held in 2000, he won a seat from Beirut's first district.[3] He ran on the list of late Rafik Hariri.[3]

He was born in Beirut in 1959.

He received a degree in economics from St. Joseph University in 1980 before earning an MBA from the University of Paris in 1981. He heads several boards of directors including the Mednet insurance company and the Commerce du Levant magazine. He is the deputy president of the Ruphayil Pharaon and Sons company and of Pharaon Holding [1]. He is a scion of the wealthy and influential Melkite Greek Catholic Pharaon Family, grandnephew of Henri Philippe Pharaoun.

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