Lebanese government of January 2019
On 31 January 2019, a new Lebanese government was formed, headed by Prime Minister Saad Hariri. The government took nine months to form, following extended negotiations with various political factions. It is a national unity cabinet, and is composed of 30 ministers.
It has the highest number of women in a Lebanese cabinet, as it has four, occupying various ministries.
After mass demonstrations Prime Minister Hariri resigned forcing the current government to resign.
|Lebanese government of January 2019|
|Portfolio||Minister||Political affiliation||Religious affiliation|
|Presidential share (5/30)|
|Minister of Defense||Elias Bou Saab||Free Patriotic Movement||Greek Orthodox|
|Minister of Justice||Albert Serhan||Free Patriotic Movement||Greek Orthodox|
|State Minister for Presidential Affairs||Salim Jreissati||Free Patriotic Movement||Greek Catholic|
|State Minister for Refugee Affairs||Saleh Gharib||Lebanese Democratic Party||Druze|
|State Minister for Foreign Trade||Hassan Mrad||Union Party||Sunni|
|Strong Lebanon Bloc (6/30)|
|Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates||Gebran Bassil||Free Patriotic Movement||Maronite|
|Minister of Economy and Trade||Mansour Bteich||Free Patriotic Movement||Maronite|
|Minister of Energy and Water||Nada Boustani||Free Patriotic Movement||Maronite|
|Minister of the Displaced Affairs||Ghassan Atallah||Free Patriotic Movement||Greek Catholic|
|Minister of Environment||Fadi Jreissati||Free Patriotic Movement||Greek Catholic|
|Minister of Tourism||Avedis Guidanian||Tashnag||Armenian Orthodox|
|Strong Republic Bloc (4/30)|
|Deputy Prime Minister||Ghassan Hasbani (resigned)||Lebanese Forces||Greek Orthodox|
|Minister of Social Affairs||Richard Kouyoumdjian (resigned)||Lebanese Forces||Armenian Catholic|
|Minister of Labor||Camille Abou Sleiman (resigned)||Lebanese Forces||Maronite|
|State Minister for Administrative Development||May Chidiac (resigned)||Lebanese Forces||Maronite|
|Democratic Gathering (2/30)|
|Minister of Education and Higher Learning||Akram Chehayeb||Progressive Socialist Party||Druze|
|Minister of Industry||Wael Abou Faour||Progressive Socialist Party||Druze|
|Future Movement and Prime Minister Share (6/30)|
|Prime Minister||Saad Hariri||Future Movement||Sunni|
|Minister of Telecommunications||Muhammad Choucair||Future Movement||Sunni|
|Minister of Interior and Municipalities||Raya Haffar Hassan||Future Movement||Sunni|
|Minister of Information||Jamal Jarrah||Future Movement||Sunni|
|State Minister for Technology and Investment||Adel Afiouni||Azm Movement||Sunni|
|State Minister for the Economic Empowerment of Women and Youth||Violette Khairallah Safadi||Future Movement||Greek Orthodox|
|National Coalition (1/30)|
|Minister of Public Works and Transportation||Youssef Finianos||Marada Movement||Maronite|
|Development and Liberation Bloc (3/30)|
|Minister of Finance||Ali Hassan Khalil||Amal Movement||Shia|
|Minister of Culture||Muhammad Daoud||Amal Movement||Shia|
|Minister of Agriculture||Hassan Lakkis||Amal Movement||Shia|
|Loyalty to the Resistance Bloc (3/30)|
|Minister of Public Health||Jamil Jabak||Hezbollah||Shia|
|Minister of Youth and Sports||Muhammad Fneish||Hezbollah||Shia|
|State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs||Mahmoud Kmati||Hezbollah||Shia|
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- "Record number of women in Lebanon cabinet". gulfnews.com. Retrieved 2019-02-02.
- "Name of ministerial portfolio modified to women's empowerment". WEEPortal. 2019-02-04. Retrieved 2019-02-05.
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