Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization
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The Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (also known as Chair man of the Palestine Liberation Organization) is the leader of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Executive Committee (PLO EC), the executive body of the PLO which was established in 1964. The Chairman represents the PLO and the Palestinian people before the international community, such as the United Nations. The Chairman is chosen by the members of the PLO EC.
List of Chairmen (1964–Present)
|#||Chairman||Born-Died||Term start||Term end||Notes|
|1||Ahmad Shukeiri||1908–1980||10 June 1964||24 December 1967|
|2||Yahya Hammuda||1908–2006||24 December 1967||3 February 1969|
|1929–2004||4 February 1969||11 November 2004||In exile in Jordan to April 1971, Lebanon 1971 – December 1982, and Tunisia December 1982 – May 1994. Died in office|
|1935–||29 October 2004||Incumbent||Acting on behalf of Yasser Arafat to 11 November 2004|
- Government of the Dominican Republic (2009-07-15). "Comunicado Conjunto para Establecimiento Relaciones Diplomaticas entre la Republica Dominican y el Estado de Palestina" (PDF). Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Retrieved 2011-03-20., page3: "Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization"
- PALESTINIAN ORGANISATIONS
- Al Fatah Chief To Lead Palestinian Liberation; Associated Press; Feb. 6, 1969
- FATAH WINS CONTROL OF PALESTINE GROUP;New York Times; Feb. 5, 1969
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