|Born||Salim Aziz Wardeh
October 1, 1968
|Nationality||Lebanese and Australian|
|Children||Daughter: Macy Wardeh(1996) Son: Aziz Wardeh(1998)|
Salim Wardeh (Arabic: سليم وردة) (born on October 1, 1968 in Zahle, Lebanon) was the Minister of Culture in Lebanon until June 2011, when he was replaced by Gaby Layoun. Wardeh is a Catholic Christian and is a member of the Lebanese Forces which in turn is a member of the March 14 Alliance. Wardeh is a member of the board of directors of Tell Shiha Hospital. He also holds Australian citizenship.
He is married to Nidal Hakim and has two children Macy(1996) and Aziz(1998)
He underwent a failed kidnapping attempt in 1977. The kidnappers wanted to ask for ransom from Wardeh's wealthy business family.
- Lebanese government of November 2009
- Lebanese Forces
- March 14 Alliance
- Lebanese Christians
- Lebanese Australians
- List of Lebanese people
- Lebanese wine
- Lebanese PM finishes new govt line-up - Politics - Kuwait News Agency 13 June 2011
- Now Lebanon, 17 June 2011, Layoun says new cabinet will “confront STL”
Alternative transliterations used in the media: Warde, Wardy.
|Minister of Culture
09 November 2009 - June 2011 –