Mona Ofeich

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Mona Ofeich
Minister without portfolio
In office
9 November 2009 – 13 June 2011
President Michel Suleiman
Prime Minister Saad Hariri
Personal details
Political party Independent
Religion Greek Orthodox

Mona Ofeich (born c.1943) was a Lebanese minister of state without portfolio, appointed to her post in November 2009 as part of the cabinet appointed by president Michel Sleiman.[1]

Ofeich, 67 on her appointment, is a lawyer by profession.[2] Politically unaffiliated, she is of Greek Orthodox background.[3] She became, with finance minister Raya Haffar Al Hassan, one of only two women in the Lebanese cabinet.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yazbeck, Natacha (16 November 2009). "Première au Liban: une femme au ministère des Finances" (in French). Agence-France Presse. 
  2. ^ "Le portefeuille des Finances libanaises passe en mains féminines" (in French). Tribune de Geneve. 16 November 2009. 
  3. ^ a b "Lebanon's new government" (pdf). International Foundation for Electoral Systems. 9 November 2009.