Faisal al-Fayez

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Faisal al-Fayez
Joe Harford and Faisal Al Fayez.jpg
Faisal al-Fayez (r) awarding Arab Medical Association Against Cancer (AMAAC) award to Dr. Joe Harford of the National Cancer Institute in 2007
Prime Minister of Jordan
In office
25 October 2003 – 6 April 2005
Monarch Abdullah II
Preceded by Ali Abu al-Ragheb
Succeeded by Adnan Badran
Personal details
Born (1952-12-20) December 20, 1952 (age 62)
Jordan Amman, Jordan
Spouse(s) Taroub Al Daoud
Children Gaith, Sattam, Dina
Religion Islam

Faisal al-Fayez (Arabic: فيصل الفايز‎) (born 1952 in Amman) was the Prime Minister of Jordan from 25 October 2003 to 6 April 2005. He took office following the resignation of Ali Abu al-Ragheb.[1][2] He resigned after being criticized for not being reformist enough. He previously served as Defence Minister and is close to the king. He was educated at the College De La Salle, Amman, Jordan (1970) and then went on to Cardiff University, United Kingdom where he received a degree in Political Science in 1978. In 1981, he did a master's degree in international relations in Boston University in the United States.[3]

Political experience[edit]

  • Between 1979 and 1983: He was Consul at the Embassy of Jordan in Brussels.
  • In February 1986: He became the Assistant Chief of Royal Protocol at the Royal Court.
  • In 1995: He was promoted to Deputy Chief of Royal Protocol at the Royal Court.
  • In March 1999: He became Chief of Royal Protocol at the Royal Court.
  • In March 2003: He was appointed Minister of the Royal Hashemite Court.

He received a number of Jordanian decorations:

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ali Abu al-Ragheb
Prime Minister of Jordan
Succeeded by
Adnan Badran