Abdul Razzaq al-Issa

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Abdul Razzaq al-Issa
عبد الرزاق العيسى
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Abdul Razzaq al-Issa in 2018
Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research
In office
15 August 2016 – 25 October 2018
Prime MinisterHaider al-Abadi
Preceded byHussain al-Shahristani
Succeeded byJamal al-Adil
Minister of Finance
Acting
In office
21 September 2016 – 25 October 2018
Prime MinisterHaider al-Abadi
Preceded byHoshyar Zebari
Succeeded byFuad Hussein
Personal details
Born
Abdul Razzaq Abdul Jalel al-Issa

1949 (age 70–71)
Najaf, Iraq
NationalityIraqi
Alma materUniversity of Basrah
University of Liverpool

Abdul Razzaq Abdul Jalel al-Issa (Arabic:عبد الرزاق العيسى) (born 1949) is an Iraqi politician who served in different cabinet posts. He is currently Iraq's Minister of Higher Education.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8]

Early life and education[edit]

al-Issa was born in 1949 in Najaf, Iraq. He studied chemistry at the University of Basra in 1971 and received his doctorate from University of Liverpool in 1979. He served as president of the University of Kufa from 2006 until 2011 and in 2015 became a consultant to the Minister of Higher Education "Hussain al-Shahristani". In April 2016, Minister Haider al-Abadi to the government of technocrats to assume the post of Ministry of Higher Education and in August 2016 was approved in the Iraqi parliament to take office.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Abdul Razzaq al-Issa appointed as acting minister of finance". Thebaghdadpost.com. 17 January 2017. Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Abdul Razzaq al-Issa appointed as acting minister of finance - Rabee Securities". Rs.iq. Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Circulume Viate of Dr.Abdul-Razak Abdul-Jaleel Al-Essa". El-essa.com. Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Iraqi Finance Minister Abdul Razzak al-Essa". Ekurd.net. Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  5. ^ "The Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Professor Abdul Razzaq Abdul Jalil Al-Issa, and the Iraqi Hope Society, honor the Dean of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Kufa, Professor Aqeel Al-Khaqani". Arts.uokufa.edu.iq. Archived from the original on 12 December 2017. Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  6. ^ "صفحة السيد الوزير - وزارة التعليم العالي والبحث العلمي -Ministry of higher education and scientific research". Mohesr.gov.iq. Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  7. ^ "السيرة الذاتية لوزير التعليم العالي الجديد". Algharbiyanews.com. 31 March 2016. Archived from the original on 12 December 2017. Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  8. ^ "عبد الرزاق عبد الجليل العيسى". Alsumaria.tv. Retrieved 13 December 2017.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Hussain al-Shahristani
Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
2016–present
Succeeded by
Incumbent