Majid al-Nasrawi

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Governor
Dr Majid al-Nasrawi
ماجد النصراوي.jpg
Governor of Basra
Assumed office
13 June 2013
Preceded by Khalaf Abdul Samad
Personal details
Born 1966
Ma'aqal, Basra, Iraq
Nationality Iraq
Political party ISCI
Alma mater University of Basrah
Cardiff University
University of Queensland
Religion Shia Islam

Majid Mahdi Abd al-Abbass al-Nasrawi (Arabic: ماجد نصراوي‎‎; born 1966) is an Iraqi politician who has been the Governor of Basra Province since June 2013.

Nasrawi was born in the Ma'aqal area of Basra in 1966.[1] He graduated with a Bachelors in Medicine from the University of Basra, and has also studied medicine at Cardiff University and the University of Queensland.[1][2]

Nasrawi took over from the previous Governor, Khalaf Abdul Samad, in June 2013[3] following the 2013 Governorate election where the coalition containing Nasrawi's party, the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq,[4] came second.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The Honorable Basra Governor' Biography". basra.gov.iq. Retrieved 19 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Iraq recruitment drive to continue despite poor response - The Medical Independent". medicalindependent.ie. Retrieved 19 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "browser - Please update to a modern browser". ncciraq.org. Retrieved 19 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Niqash - politics - sour electoral grapes in basra: central govt challenges local authority". niqash.org. Retrieved 19 January 2014. 

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