Joseph Sweid

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Joseph Sweid
Minister of State
Assumed office
14 April 2011
Prime Minister Adel Safar
Riyad Farid Hijab
Wael Nader al-Halqi
Minister of Expatriates
In office
30 July 2008 – 29 March 2011
President Bashar al-Assad
Prime Minister Mohammad Najji Outri
Preceded by Bouthaina Shaaban
Succeeded by Walid Muallem
Personal details
Born 1958 (age 58–59)
Damascus, United Arab Republic
Political party Syrian Social Nationalist Party
Children 2
Alma mater University of Damascus
Profession lawyer

Joseph Sweid (born 1958) has been Syrian Minister of State since 2011 and a member of the Syrian Social Nationalist Party. He has served as the Minister of Expatriates.

Sweid was born in Damascus in 1958. He earned his LLB degree at the University of Damascus in 1983, afterwards practicing law.

Sweid became a member of the People's Assembly in 2003, serving on the Committees of Foreign Affairs. He was also Constitutional Secretary of the Political Bureau of the Syrian Social Nationalist Party. He is married and has two children.

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