Liwaa Semeism

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Liwaa Semeism is an Iraqi politician from the Sadrist Movement and minister of state for tourism and archaeology affairs and then, tourism minister in the cabinets of Nouri Maliki.


A dentist by training, Semeism was appointed minister of state for tourism and archaeology affairs to the first cabinet of Maliki in 2006.[1] He was part of al-Sadr's bloc.[2] He began to serve as tourism minister in the cabinet of Maliki.[3]

Personal life[edit]

His wife is a member of the National Assembly of Iraq and related to Moqtadr al-Sadr.[4]


  1. ^ "Who's who in Iraq's new cabinet". BBC. 22 May 2006. Retrieved 28 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "The Ministers". MidEast. Retrieved 28 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Party control over institutions and ministries" (PDF). Menas. August 2011. Retrieved 28 January 2013. 
  4. ^ New Concern Over Fate of Iraqi Antiquities, Indymedia, 1 September 2006